Hiram R. Revels Biography

Hiram Rhodes Revels was a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and a Republican politician. He was the first African American to serve in the United States Senate, and in the U.S. Congress overall. He represented Mississippi in 1870 and 1871 during Reconstruction.

During the American Civil War, he helped organize two regiments of the United States Colored Troops and served as a chaplain. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Hiram R. Revels
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Politician, Barber
Ethnicity:
African American, Indigenous peoples of the America
Religion:
African Methodist Episcopal Church
Date of Birth:
September 27, 1817
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Date of Death:
January 16, 1901
Age at Death:
83
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