George William Alexander (1802–1890) was an English financier and philanthropist. He was the founding Treasurer of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society in 1839. The American statesman Frederick Douglass said that he "has spent more than an American fortune in promoting the anti-slavery cause ..."

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  • George William Alexander (1802–1890) was an English financier and philanthropist. He was the founding Treasurer of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society in 1839. The American statesman Frederick Douglass said that he "has spent more than an American fortune in promoting the anti-slavery cause ..." (en)
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  • 1802-1-1
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  • 1802-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • 1890-1-1
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  • 1890-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • Treasurer of theBritish and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society. (en)
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  • Alexanber is to the far left of this painting of the 1840 Anti-Slavery Convention. Move your cursor to identify him or click the icon to enlarge
  • from The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840, by Benjamin Robert Haydon
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  • Three daughters and two sons
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  • Abolitionist
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  • English
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  • William and Ann Alexander
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  • English philanthropist (en)
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  • George William Alexander (1802–1890) was an English financier and philanthropist. He was the founding Treasurer of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society in 1839. The American statesman Frederick Douglass said that he "has spent more than an American fortune in promoting the anti-slavery cause ..." (en)
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  • George William Alexander (en)
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