Alice Cogswell

Alice Cogswell bio

Birth Name: Alice Cogswell

Occupation: Activist

Place Of Birth: Connecticut

Date Of Birth: August 31, 1805

Date Of Death: December 30, 1830

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Alice Cogswell was born on the 31st of August, 1805. She was best known for being a Activist. Icon of deaf culture known for being the inspiration behind the creation of Connecticut’s American School for the Deaf. She was one of the school’s six original students during its opening in April 1817.

Alice Cogswell was born in Connecticut. She lost her hearing as a result of cerebra-spinal meningitis, then referred to as “spotted fever,” as a two-year-old. Statues of her with Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet stand at the American School for the Deaf and Gallaudet University.

Alice Cogswell was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Alice Cogswell was born in 1800s.

Alice Cogswell is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Alice’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Alice Cogswell’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Alice Cogswell’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Alice Cogswell kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Alice Cogswell was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Alice Cogswell
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Alice Cogswell was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Alice Cogswell was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Alice Cogswell had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Alice Cogswell’s birth sign is Virgo and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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