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Breck, James Lloydlocked

(27 June 1818–30 March 1876)
  • Robert W. Prichard


Breck, James Lloyd (27 June 1818–30 March 1876), Episcopal missionary, was born in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, the son of George Breck and Catharine D. Israell. Senator James Lloyd of Massachusetts, who was married to Breck’s paternal aunt, financed his education at the Flushing (N.Y.) Institute and at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduation in 1838, Breck prepared for the ordained ministry of the Episcopal church at the General Theological Seminary in New York City. A sermon on the need for frontier clergy preached there by Bishop ...

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