Thomas Garrett

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Birthday
21, 1789
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 25, 1871 (81)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
21, 1789
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 25, 1871 (81)

About

Abolitionist and leader of the Underground Railroad movement.

Before Fame

He grew up around abolitionism, experiencing it firsthand. And he created a successful iron and hardware business.

Trivia

His house was guarded by the free Negroes of Wilmington during the Civil War.

Family Life

He grew up in a Quaker family.

Associated With

He was close friends with Harriet Tubman.