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Owen Brown

Born: Feb 16, 1771

Death: May 8, 1856

Birthplace: Torrington

Nationality: United States

Owen Brown

Date of Birth : Feb 16, 1771
Date of Death : May 8, 1856
Birth Place : Torrington

Owen Brown, father of Abolitionist John Brown, was himself a noted abolitionist and civil servant. Brown was a founder of multiple institutions including the Western Reserve Anti-Slavery Society, Western Reserve College, and the Free Congressional Church. Brown gave speeches advocating the immediate abolition of slavery and facilitated the Underground Railroad.


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