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Category:Josephine Griffing

English: Josephine Sophia White Griffing (1814–1872) was an American reformer who campaigned against slavery and for women's rights. She was born in Hebron on December 18, 1814 but later settled in Litchfield. There she worked for the Western Anti-Slavery Society and Ohio Woman's Rights Association. At the end of the Civil War she moved to Washington, to help work with the unemployed freedmen. She died there on February 18, 1872.

Josephine Sophia White Griffing 
American activist
Date of birth 18 December 1814
Josephine Sophia White
Date of death 18 February 1872
Washington, D.C.
Cause of death
  • tuberculosis
Country of citizenship
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