Reverend Frederick Foote Peake (1809-1846)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 1/4 x 25 in. ( 76.8 x 63.5 cm )
The subject graduated from the General Theological Seminary in New York in 1836 and was ordained in the same year as a Protestant Episcopal deacon. After his ordination he went to Missouri as a missionary working among the Indians and the few white settlers at Boonville where he established a congregation. He later served as rector of Christ Church, St. Louis, and Christ Church, Pensacola, Florida. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his granddaugther.
Gift of Alice Peake MacNiece
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