Gallaudet Thomas Hopkins
Related to Gallaudet Thomas Hopkins: Thomas H. Gallaudet
Gal·lau·det(găl′ə-dĕt′), Thomas Hopkins 1787-1851.
American educator who established the first free American school for the deaf and hearing-impaired (1817). His sons Thomas (1822-1902) and Edward (1837-1917) also founded institutions for the deaf.
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