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5 May 1817 - 7 July 1899

George Washington Julian was born near Centerville, Indiana. He practiced law in Greenfield, Indiana, and served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1849 to 1851. Throughout his life, Julian was an active advocate of social reform including the antislavery, temperance, labor, and women’s suffrage movements. He also wrote and published several books including his Political Recollections, Life of Joshua R. Giddings, and two collections of his speeches.

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Dangers and Duties. Reconstruction and Suffrage. Cincinnati, 1865.
Later Speeches on Political Questions with Select Controversial Papers. Indianapolis, 1889. [ISL call number: I 320 J941]
The Life of Joshua R. Giddings. Chicago, 1892. [ISL call number: I 923 G453]
Political Recollections, 1840 to 1872. Chicago: Jansen, McClurg & Co., 1884. [ISL call number: I 329 J94p]
The Rank of Charles Osborn as an Anti-Slavery Pioneer. Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Co., 1891. [ISL call number: I 977.2 I385i]
Speeches on Political Questions. New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1872. [ISL call number: I 320 J94s]