Thoreau, Henry David

Henry David Thoreau, photograph, detail
Life span
07/12/1817—05/06/1862

Life Summary

Full name
  Henry David Thoreau
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
No. of Spouses
  0
No. of Children
  0
Family
 
John Thoreau (father), Cynthia Dunbar (mother)
Education
  Harvard
Occupation
  Educator
  Writer or Artist
Relation to Slavery
  White non-slaveholder
Other Affiliations
  Abolitionists (Anti-Slavery Society)
  Transcendentalists

Census Snapshot

Children in 1860
  0
Marital status in 1860
  Single

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