Henry Ward Beecher
Born in

The United States

June 24, 1813


March 8, 1887




About Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was a prominent, theologically liberal American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and speaker in the mid to late 19th Century.

An 1875 adultery trial in which he was accused of having an affair with a married woman was one of the most famous American trials of the Nineteenth century.

Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher