Henry Ward Beecher

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

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.