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Julia Ward Howe (Abolitionist / Pacifist)

Julia Ward_Howe_2Julia Ward Howe was born May 27, 1819, the fourth child of banker Samuel Ward and occasional poet Julia Rush Cutler. Among her siblings was Samuel Cutler Ward. Her father was a well-to-do banker.

Her mother, granddaughter of William Greene, Governor of Rhode Island and his wife Catharine Ray, died when Julia was five after having borne seven children by the age of 27.

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