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Charles Gifford Dyer

 (1846 - 1912)
Charles Gifford Dyer was active/lived in Illinois / Germany.  Charles Dyer is known for landscape, interior scene and marine painting, illustration.

Biography   Charles Gifford Dyer


Charles Gifford Dyer was born in Chicago, Illinois, one of six children of Vermont-born Dr. Charles Volney Dyer who settled there in 1835 as the first surgeon in the region, at Fort Dearborn. By 1837 he also  headed the Chicago part of the "Underground Railroad", helping escaped slaves to freedom in Canada. 

Dr. Dyer  was a close friend of Abraham Lincoln, who as President appointed Dr Dyer as a Judge under a treaty with the U.K. to oversee the abolition of slavery from the source in Sierra Leone.

Dr. Dyer and his wife also adopted a daughter Cornelia, who was my great-grandmother!

Because of the Great Chicago Fire of of Oct. 8-10,1871, much of the city's central business   ...  Displaying 750 of 1943 characters.

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