John Woolman

John Woolman

Born: October 19, 1720

Died: October 7, 1772

Nationality: American

Occupation: Clergyman

Biography: John Woolman was a North American itinerant Quaker preacher who traveled throughout much of British North America and in England, advocating against cruelty to animals, economic injustices and oppression, conscription, military taxation, and particularly slavery and the slave trade.

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