Rowland Gibson Hazard
Gibson Hazard was
Hazard was involved in a number of public activities, participating in both social reform activities and in Free Soil and Republican Party politics. He served both as a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives and as a member of the Rhode Island Senate.
Hazard was also a prolific writer who produced a long list of works on philosophy, economics, and politics, including Language (1835), Causes of Decline of Political Morality (1841), Freedom of Mind in Willing (1866), and Causation and Freedom in Willing (1869).
1845, he was awarded an
honorary L.L.D. degree by
The Rhode Island Historical Society also has the Rowland G. and Caroline (Newbold) Hazard Papers, the Peace Dale Manufacturing Company Records, and the personal papers of several members of the Hazard family.