William Furness, Painter

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William Henry Furness, Jr.

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. William Henry Furness and Annis Pullen Furness
Husband of Hannah Furness
Father of Mary Kay Warner
Brother of Annis Lee Wister; Horace Howard Furness; Capt. Frank Furness, Medal of Honor and Mary Ann Furness

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About William Furness, Painter


William Henry Furness Jr. , known for portraiture, grew up in cultured circumstances in Philadelphia. His father, William Henry Furness (1802-1896), was a graduate of Harvard University and Minister of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. A fiery abolitionist and supporter of civil rights and education for all, he was in circles of liberal intellectuals including close friendship with Ralph Waldo Emerson

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William Furness, Painter's Timeline

March 4, 1867
Age 40