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Black members of the Alabama Legislature who served during reconstruction
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail
N 32° 22.653 W 086° 18.073
16S E 565732 N 3582500
Quick Description: One of many markers on and around the capitol grounds.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2011 8:03:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMD6HG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 8

Long Description:
Marker listing the black members of the Alabama Legislature during Reconstruction.
Marker Name: Black members of the Alabama Legislature who served during the reconstruction period of 1868-1869

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Inscription. 1868-1869: Senate: Benjamin F. Royal, Bullock; House: Benjamin Alexander, Greene; James H. Alston, Macon; Samuel Blandon, Lee; John Carraway, Mobile; George Cox, Montgomery; Thomas H. Diggs, Barbour; Joseph Drawn, Dallas; Ovide Gregory, Mobile; James K. Greene, Hale; Daniel H. Hall, Bullock; George Houston, Sumter; Benjamin Inge, Sumter; Columbus Jones, Madison; Shandy Wesley Jones, Tuscaloosa; Horace King, Russell; Thomas Lee, Perry; Greene Shadrock Washington Lewis, Perry; Jefferson McCalley, Madison; A.G. Richardson, Wilcox; James Shaw, Mobile; Lawrence S. Speed, Bullock; W.L. Taylor, Chambers; Holland Thompson, Montgomery; William V. Turner, Elmore; Spencer Weaver, Dallas; Lotty J. Williams, Montgomery. 1870-1871: Senate: Benjamin F. Royal, Bullock; House: George W. Braxdell, Talladega; Thomas Clark, Barbour; Henry Cochran, Dallas; Henry Hunter Craig, Montgomery; Alexander H. Curtis, Perry; Thomas H. Diggs, Barbour; John Dozier, Perry; Willaim G. Gaskin, Lowndes; Edwad Gee, Dallas; James K. Greene, Hale; Jere Haralson, Dallas; R.L. Johnson, Dallas; Horace King, Russell; Henry St. Clair, Macon; Holland Thompson, Montgomery; Mansfield Tyler, Lowndes; Levi Wells, Marengo; Lotty J. Williams, Montgomery. 1872-1873: Senate: Alexander H. Curtis, Perry; Jere Haralson, Dallas; John William Jones, Lowndes; Lloyd Leftwich, Greene; Benjamin F. Royal, Bullock; House: Granville Bennett, Sumter; William E. Carson, Lowndes; Henry Cochran, Dallas; John Dozier, Perry; Hales Ellsworth, Montgomery; James K. Greene, Hale; R.L. Johnson, Dallas; Greene Shadrock Washington Lewis, Perry; Perry Mathews, Bullock; (Continued to next column) 1872-1873 House (continued) January Maull, Lowndes; Wills Merriwether, Wilcox; G.R. Milan, Russell; George Patterson, Macon; Robert Reed, Sumter; Lawrence S. Speed, Bullock; Henry St. Clair, Macon; Lawson Steele, Montgomery; William Taylor, Sumter; J.R. Treadwell, Russell; Thomas H. Walker, Dallas; Lotty J. Williams, Montgomery. 1874-1875: Senate: Alexander H. Curtis, Perry; James K. Greene, Hale; Jere Haralson, Dallas; John William Jones, Lowndes; Lloyd Leftwich, Greene; Benjamin F. Royal, Bullock; House: G.W. Allen, Bullock; Elijah Baldwin, Wilcox; Granville Bennett, Sumter; William H. Blevins, Dallas; James Bliss, Sumter; Matthew Boyd, Perry; Hershel V. Cashin, Montgomery; Elijah Cook, Montgomery; D.J. Daniels, Russell; Charles Fagan, Montgomery; Adam Gashet, Barbour; William G. Gaskin, Lowndes; Charles E. Harris, Dallas; A.W. Johnson, Macon; Samuel Lee, Lowndes; Greene Shadrock Washington Lewis, Perry; Jacob Martin, Dallas; Perry Matthews, Bullock; Wills Merriwether, Wilcox; Edward Odum, Barbour; George Patterson, Macon; Bristo W. Reese, Hale; Robert Reid, Sumter; Charles Smith, Bullock; A.E. Williams, Barbour; J.R. Witherspoon, Perry; Manly Wynn, Hale. 1876-1877: Senate: none. House: George English, Wilcox. Counties represented by senators and representatives are in italics.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 2011

Marker Number: Not listed

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