Sunday, May 01, 2011
From The Courier's Archives:
Musically Minded by Kimberly Low
Bubble Jim by Sabina Singh
School Days by Jamie Maxfield
The Tao of Sunday by Idy Tao
Henry Demarest Lloyd (May 1, 1847 – September 28, 1903) was a 19th century American progressive political activist and a muckraking journalist. He is best remembered for his exposés of the Standard Oil Company.
Henry Demarest Lloyd was born on May 1, 1847 in the home of his maternal grandfather on Sixth Avenue in New York City. Henry was the first child of Aaron Lloyd, a graduate of Rutgers College and Theological Seminary and minster of the Dutch Reformed Church, and Maria Christie Demarest.
One of Henry Demarest Lloyd's strongest formative influences was the preaching of Henry Ward Beecher, the sermons of whom he regularly attended.
Read Henry Demarest Lloyd's article 1884 article,"The Lords of Industry," free from the Modern History Sourcebook.