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Grady, Henry Woodfen 1851-1892 Journalist; born in Athens, Ga., in 1851; was educated in the universities of Georgia and Virginia, and entered journalism soon after the close of the Civil War. From the beginning he made a specialty of seeking the requirements of the South for its rehabilitation in prosperity. His early publications, relating to the resources and possibilities of the State of Georgia, were published in the Atlanta Constitution. The clearness and practical vein of these le
livered by invitation an address before the Merchants' Association in Boston on The future of the negro, and this speech still farther increased his fame.
He was ill at the time of its delivery, became worse before leaving Boston, and died in Athens, Ga., on the 23d of that month.
The citizens of Atlanta, grateful for what he had done for the city, State, and the South, testified their appreciation of his worth by erecting in that city the Grady Memorial Hospital, which was formally opened Ju