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Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
Birth: Dec. 10, 1787
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1851
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Education Pioneer. In 1817 he co-founded he first institution designed for educating the deaf and hearing impaired, and became a leading pioneer of education for the deaf. Gallaudet University in Washington, DC is named in his honor. 
 
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  Sophia Fowler Gallaudet (1798 - 1877)
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section 3
 
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Record added: May 16, 2001
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AMERICAN OBITUARY. Sept. 9.—In Hartford, Ct., Rev. Thomas H. Gallaudet, aged 64. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 10, 1787. In 1800 the family removed to Hartford, Conn., and he was graduated at Yale College in 1805. Soon after leaving college he en...(Read more)
- Sheron Smith-Savage
 Added: Aug. 20, 2015
Thank you for having the foresight to help establish a deaf school in America. Your efforts have come a long way in ensuring that deap people receive a proper education in a hearing world, where they are often excluded because of their disability. May y...(Read more)
- William Bjornstad
 Added: Apr. 7, 2015

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 Added: Jan. 31, 2015
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