Albert Leffingwell

American physician
Albert Leffingwell

Albert Tracy Leffingwell, M.D. (February 13, 1845September 1, 1916) was an American physician, social reformer, and vocal advocate for vivisection reform.


  • Total abolition [of vivisection] … will be achieved sometime, when the conduct of humanity toward all that breathes and suffers shall be governed by ideas of altruistic equity.
    • “Vivisection in America”, in Animals' Rights: Considered in Relation to Social Progress, New York and London: Macmillan, 1894, p. 145.

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