Arthur Tappan

Portrait of Arthur Tappan from The Life of Arthur Tappan, by Lewis Tappan, New York, Hurd and Houghton, 1870.

Arthur Tappan (May 22, 1786 – July 23, 1865) was an American businessman, philanthropist and abolitionist.[1] He was the brother of Ohio Senator Benjamin Tappan and abolitionist Lewis Tappan, and nephew of Harvard Divinity School theologian Rev. Dr. David Tappan.[2]:37

He was a great-grandfather of Thornton Wilder.

  1. ^ http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=370
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