Charles Sumner Death Cause and Date

Charles Sumner's Death

Born (Birthday) January 6, 1811

Death Date March 11, 1874

Age of Death 63 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Politician

The politician Charles Sumner died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

From 1851 until 1874, this Civil War-era Radical Republican leader served his home state of Massachusetts as a United States Senator. Remembered for his fervent, Reconstruction-era advocacy of equal rights for those freed from slavery, he was also a passionate abolitionist during the Antebellum period.

The son of an attorney and abolitionist father, he spent his youth in Boston, Massachusetts. His brief, unhappy marriage to Alice Mason Hooper ended in divorce in 1873.

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I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.

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The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come.

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The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.

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No true and permanent fame can be founded except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind.

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From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.

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