James Lloyd Breck

Breck, James Lloyd, 1818–76, American Episcopal clergyman and missionary, b. Philadelphia. In 1841 he established a seminary at Nashotah, Wis., with which he was connected until 1850, when he turned to missionary work among the Ojibwa in Minnesota. In 1858, with Bishop Henry B. Whipple, he founded at Faribault, Minn., the Seabury Divinity School and church schools for boys and girls.

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