Samuel L. Breck Collection,   1912, 1993
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History

Biography:

Samuel “Sam” L. Breck, Jr. was born in 1928, the son of Samuel L. and Margaret H. Breck. In 1930 the family lived in Detroit, Precinct 19. Sam also had a younger brother, David. For over 40 years, Sam Breck was married to his wife, Marion. Together they had two sons, Bob and Bill, and three grandchildren. Sam was a photographer, particularly of trains, locomotives, and depots. During the last years of his life he battled a number of illnesses. Sam died on March 15, 2009 in Minnesota. He was buried from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His wife, Marion, preceded him in death. (This information is from his obituary published in the Ann Arbor News on March 29, 2009.)