Thomas Wildey

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Thomas Wildey
Born 15 January 1782(1782-01-15)
London, England, United Kingdom
Died 19 October 1861 (79)
Baltimore, Maryland
Burial Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.

Thomas Wildey (January 15, 1782 - October 19, 1861) was an English-born blacksmith, in particular a coach-spring maker, and fraternalist organiser who founded the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) in the United States, oft described as the "Father of American Odd Fellowship."


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