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Dorothea Dix (1164)

Profession
Humanitarian
Nationality
American
Born
1802, Hampden, Maine
Died
1887, Trenton, New Jersey
Short Biography
Dorothea Lynde Dix (April 4, 1802 – July 17, 1887) was an American activist on behalf of the indigent insane who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States Congress, created the first generation of American mental ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Privately educated
Appointments & Honors
  • Teacher, tutor, school director