Regional North America United States Minnesota Society and Culture History Biography Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Bishop Henry B. Whipple, 1822-1901, was the first Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota. He is also remembered as an advocate for the native peoples of the region during an era of conflict between Indians and white settlers.
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Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple
Portrait, genealogy, list of his books, information about the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his death in Faribault in 2001, and links to related sites.
The Duty of Citizens Concerning the Indian Massacre
Statement by Bishop Whipple in September 1862 blaming the Dakota Conflict on US government policies toward Indians.
Wikipedia: Henry Benjamin Whipple
Online encyclopedia entry about the first Episcopal bishop of Minnesota.