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Amos Bronson Alcott

  • Birth 29 Nov 1799 Wolcott, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 4 Mar 1888 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 5594

Social Reformer, Religious Leader. He was the founder of the Transcendentalism movement in the United States. An innovative educator, he was a leading slavery abolitionist, a women's rights advocate, a founder of a vegan community, an architect and artist, and author of several books. He was the father of "Little Women" author Louisa May Alcott.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 6 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5594
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amos Bronson Alcott (29 Nov 1799–4 Mar 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5594, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .