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Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

Interment LocationVisited 
Rochester, NYApril 17, 2010 

Fast Facts

Born: February 1818 in Talbot County, Maryland

Spouses: Anna Murray Douglass (m. 1838-1882); Helen Pitts Douglass (m. 1884-1895)

Died: February 20, 1895 in Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Age: 76 or 77

Interment: Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York

Sources Consulted

Brown, DeNeen L. “Frederick Douglass needed to see Lincoln. Would the president meet with a former slave?” Washington Post. February 14, 2018. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2018/02/14/frederick-douglass-needed-to-see-lincoln-would-the-president-meet-with-a-former-slave/?noredirect=on.

Hendrix, Steve. “Frederick Douglass died Feb. 20, 1895, just hours after his public makeup with Susan B. Anthony.” Washington Post. February 18, 2019. https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/02/18/frederick-douglass-died-feb-just-hours-after-his-public-make-up-with-susan-b-anthony/.

White, Jonathan W. and Scott Sandage. “What Frederick Douglass Had to Say About Monuments.” Smithsonian Magazine. June 30, 2020. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-frederick-douglass-had-say-about-monuments-180975225/.

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