William Lloyd Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts and was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the radical abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, and as one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.

  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: 12 Dec 1805
  • Death Date: 24 May 1879
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"No Compromise with the Evil of Slavery", Speech, 1854
William Lloyd Garrison discusses the far reaching implications of the institution slavery in the United States.