Charles Henry Parkhurst was an American clergyman and social reformer, born in Framingham, Massachusetts.
Although scholarly and reserved, he preached two sermons in 1892 in which he attacked the political corruption of New York City government.
Backed by the evidence he collected, his statements led to both the exposure of Tammany Hall and to subsequent social and political reforms.
© 2019 BQOTD. All rights reserved.