Georg Thorndike Angell


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Georg Thorndike Angell
(June 5, 1823 – March 16, 1909) was an American lawyer, philanthropist, and advocate for the humane treatment of animals.

“I am sometimes asked, “Why do you spend so much of your time and money talking about kindness to the animals when there is so much cruelty to men?” I answer, “I am working at the roots.”