Person:Richard Dana (5)

Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
  1. Richard Henry Dana, Jr.1815 - 1882
  • HRichard Henry Dana, Jr.1815 - 1882
  • WSarah Watson1814 - 1907
  1. Richard Henry Dana, III1851 - 1931
Facts and Events
Name Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1 Aug 1815 Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Death[1] 6 Jan 1882 Roma, Roma, Lazio, Italy
Burial[1] Roma, Roma, Lazio, ItalyProtestant Cemetery, Rome
Reference Number? Q527981?

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Richard Henry Dana Jr. (August 1, 1815 – January 6, 1882) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts, a descendant of an eminent colonial family, who gained renown as the author of the American classic, the memoir Two Years Before the Mast. Both as a writer and as a lawyer, he was a champion of the downtrodden, from seamen to fugitive slaves and freedmen.

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