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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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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)
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