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Hiram Rhodes Revels

Hiram Rhodes Revels

Hiram Rhodes Revels was an American politician, a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church , and a college administrator. Born free in North Carolina, he later lived and worked in Ohio, where he voted before the Civil War. He became the first African American and Native American to serve in the U.S. Congress when he was elected to the United States Senate as a Republican to represent Mississippi in 1870 and 1871 during the Reconstruction era.

Birth: 1827-09-27

Died: 1901-01-16

Nickname: Hiram Rhodes Revels

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