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Beecher, Henry Ward

Pronunciation: /ˈbēCHər/
(1813–87), US clergyman, orator, and writer. Ordained as a Congregationalist in 1837, he became famous as an orator who attacked political corruption and slavery. He was the brother of Catherine Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

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