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Isaac Hopper

Born: Dec 3, 1771

Death: May 7, 1852

Birthplace: Gloucester County

Nationality: United States

Isaac Hopper

Date of Birth : Dec 3, 1771
Date of Death : May 7, 1852
Birth Place : Gloucester County

Isaac Tatem Hopper was an American abolitionist who was active in Philadelphia in the anti-slavery movement and protecting fugitive slaves and free blacks from slave kidnappers. He moved to New York City in 1829 to run a Quaker bookstore. From 1841-1845 he served as treasurer and book agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society. In 1845 he became active in prison reform and devoted the rest of his life to the Prison Association of New York.

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