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Peabody, Georgelocked

  • William McClellan
  •  and Blake Howe


(b South Danvers [now in Peabody], MA, Feb 18, 1795; d London, UK, Nov 4, 1869). American philanthropist, active in England. From 1807 he worked in retail stores and dry-goods businesses in New England, Baltimore (with branches in New York and Philadelphia), and Great Britain. After living in Baltimore for twenty-two years (...

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Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 1885-1901, suppls., 1901-96)