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date: 18 August 2019

Bragg, George Freeman, Jr.locked

(25 January 1863–12 March 1940)
  • Frederick V. Mills

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Bragg, George Freeman, Jr. (25 January 1863–12 March 1940), Episcopal clergyman, was born in Warrenton, North Carolina, the son of George Freeman Bragg and Mary (maiden name unknown). He was two years old when the family moved to Petersburg, Virginia, where he studied at the elementary school and at St. Stephen’s Parish and Normal School. His family helped found St. Stephen’s Church for Negroes in 1867. At age six he was employed as a valet by John Hampden Chamberlayne, editor of the ...

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