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Brace, Charles Loring

Born: 1826 AD
Died: 1890 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Humanitarian

1826 – Born on June 19th in Litchfield, Connecticut.  American reformer and pioneer social-welfare worker, a founder and for 37 years executive secretary of the Children’s Aid Society of New York City.

1852 – At the age of twenty-six, he was asked to head up the newly forming Children’s Aid Society of New York, which became his life ministry.

1854 – He married Miss Letitia Neill in Belfast, Ireland, on August 21st.

1875 – In a summer home was established where street children could spend a week in the fresh air by the sea.

1890 – Died of Bright’s disease on August 11th in Campfer, Switzerland.