Happy birthday, William Lloyd Garrison (Dec. 12, 1805 – May 24, 1879)! #Pacifist. #Abolitionist.#Suffragist. #Freethinker. Critic of organized religion and professional clergymen. Co-editor (with Benjamin Lundy) of the Quaker newspaper “Genius of Universal Emancipation.” Founder and editor of the abolitionist newspaper “The Liberator.” Founder of the New England Non-Resistance Society. A founder of the American Anti-Slavery Society. Buried in Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.