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us: Revels, Hiram R. (Hiram Rhoades), 1827-1901

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    • Hiram Rhoades
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    • us: Revels, Hiram Rhoades, 1827?-1901
    • us: Revels, Hiram Rhodes, 1827?-1901
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        (naf) Fayetteville (N.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Aberdeen (Miss.)
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        (naf) United States
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        • Organization: (naf) Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.)
        • Organization: (naf) African Methodist Episcopal Church
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Organization: (naf) Alcorn University
        • Organization: (naf) Rust College
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              Revels, Hiram Rhoades, 1827?-1901Revels, Hiram Rhoades,1827?-1901
          • Sources

            • found: Lawson, E. The gentleman from ... 1960.
            • found: Black congressmen during Reconstruction, 2002: p. 319 (Hiram Rhodes Revels, 1827-1901, Senate, Mississippi .. first African American to serve in the Senate of the U.S.)
            • found: OCLC database, Sept. 4, 2014 (usage: Hiram R. Revels)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 25, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Revels, Hiram Rhoades; clergy, educator, U.S. Senator, college president; born 27 September 1827 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States; studied theology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (1845); entered Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois (1856); ordained minister (1845-1847) and confirmed elder (1849) at African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church; pastor at AME churches in St. Louis (1853) and in Baltimore, MD (1857); presiding elder at a church in Natchez, Mississippi (1864-1868); ran as a Republican in the state senate and won (1869); elected to fill the U.S. senator seat from Mississippi, sworn in and seated (1871); became the first president of Alcorn University in Claiborne County, Mississippi (1872-1874 and 1876-1882); taught theology at Rust College, Holly Springs (1882); died 16 January 1901 in Aberdeen, Mississippi, United States)
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            • 2015-06-08: revised
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