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POWELL, Aaron Macy, reformer, born in Clinton, Dutchess County, New York, 26 March, 18;32. He was educated in public schools and in the state normal school, but left before graduation to take part in the anti-slavery movement. He was lecturing-agent for the American anti-slavery society from 1852 till 1865, editor of the "National Anti-Slavery Standard" from that time till 1870, and then of the "National Standard" till 1872, and since that year has been secretary of the National temperance society and editor of the "National Temperance Advocate." In 1886 he also took charge of the "Philanthropist." Mr. Powell was a delegate to the International prison congress in London in 1872, and to those for the abolition of state regulation of vice, in Geneva in 1877, the Hague in 1883, and London in 1886. He is the author of "State Regulation of Vice " (New York, 1878).
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