Betsy Mix Cowles

Betsy Mix Cowles

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Betsy Mix Cowles (February 9, 1810 - July 25, 1876) was an early leader in the United States abolitionist movement. She was an active and influential Ohio-based reformer, and was a noted Feminist and an educator. She counted among her friends and acquaintances people such as Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Henry C. Wright, and Abby Kelley Foster. She was born in Bristol, Connecticut, the eighth child of Giles Hooker Cowles and Sally White Cowles. Cowles did not marry and supported herself as a teacher and school system administrator in Ashtabula County, Ohio, where Cowles and her family settled. Edwin Cowles, publisher of the Cleveland Leader in Cleveland, Ohio, and Alfred Cowles, Sr. who owned one third of the Chicago Tribune, were sons of her brother Edwin Weed Cowles and Almira Mills Foote.show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 268g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135669702
  • 9786135669701