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Hiram Rhodes Revels

Born: 27-Sep-1822
Birthplace: Fayetteville, NC
Died: 16-Jan-1901
Location of death: Aberdeen, MS
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Hill Crest Cemetery, Holly Springs, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Mississippi, 1870-71

Military service: Union Army (US Civil War)

First black person to serve in the U.S. Senate.

Brother: Elias B. Revels
Wife: Phoebe A. Bass
Daughter: Susan

    Theological: Union County Quaker Seminary
    University: Knox College, Galesburg, IL
    Administrator: President, Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College

    US Senator, Mississippi (1870-71)
    Mississippi State Senate (1869-70)


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