Dr Adolph Carl Daniel Douai

Dr Adolph Carl Daniel Douai

Birth
Thüringen, Germany
Death 21 Jan 1888 (aged 68)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 8505184 · View Source
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Social Reformer. He was a educational reformer, newspaper editor, abolitionist and labor leader. He was born in Altenburg, Thuringia Germany where he had become a radical leader during the uprisings of 1848. He had written many articles on the revolution and was imprisoned for one year. After his imprisonment he then immigrated to America. He had lived in Hoboken, New Jersey and was the director of the German School and a editor of the New York Democrat. He had founded schools and wrote many kindergarten manuals and educational textbooks. His political views always remained socialistic and he wrote novels and political studies over thirty five titles in all. He was one of the first men in America who was against slavery. In 1855 while living in Texas his german views to salvary caused his newspaper press to be destroyed. During the Civil War his German American Patriotism lead germans to fight for a cause they truley believed in. He died in Brooklyn and his body was cremated together with his wife who died ten years later, their ashes were placed in a niche at Fresh Pond.


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  • Created by: Gregory Speciale
  • Added: 13 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8505184
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Adolph Carl Daniel Douai (22 Feb 1819–21 Jan 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8505184, citing Fresh Pond Crematory and Columbarium, Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Gregory Speciale (contributor 31762373) .