Henry Ward Beecher

American clergyman and activist (1813-1887)

Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was an American clergyman, social reformer, and speaker. As the pastor of a Congregational church in Brooklyn he became famous for his work to end slavery.

Henry Ward Beecher
Beecher, between 1855 and 1865
Born(1813-06-24)June 24, 1813
DiedMarch 8, 1887(1887-03-08) (aged 73)
Occupation(s)Congregational Clergyman, abolitionist
SpouseEunice White Beecher
Parent(s)Lyman and Roxana Beecher