Howe, Julia Ward

(1819–1910)
   Philanthropist and Poet.
   Howe was born Julia Ward in New York City and moved to Boston on her marriage to Samuel Howe. She was prominent in the movement to abolish slavery and was also involved in the campaigns for women’s suffrage, for prison reform, and for children’s welfare and she became a well-known Unitarian preacher. However, she is chiefly remembered for her ‘Battle hymn of the Republic’ which, sung to the tune of ‘John brown’s Body lies a-mouldering in the grave’, is close to being an American national anthem.
   M. Hetherington Grant, Private Woman, Public Person: An Account of the Life of Julia Ward Howe from 18191868 (1994).

Who’s Who in Christianity . 2014.

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  • Howe, Julia Ward — orig. Julia Ward born May 27, 1819, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Oct. 17, 1910, Newport, R.I. U.S. abolitionist and social reformer. Born to a well to do family, she was educated privately. In 1843 she married educator Samuel Gridley Howe and took… …   Universalium

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