Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879
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,
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;
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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.
1876-1877: Senate: none. House: George English, Wilcox.
Counties represented by senators and representatives are in italics.
Erected 2011 by Alabama Historic Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: African Americans .
Location. 32° 22.646′ N, 86° 18.07′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on N. Bainbridge St,, on the left when traveling south. Several other markers are in this location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Flag Raised Over Alabama Capitol (a few steps from this marker); John Allan Wyeth (a few steps from this marker); James Marion Sims (a few steps from this marker); Thousands Protest at the Seat of Government (within shouting distance of this marker); Selma-to-Montgomery March (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of General Marquis De La Fayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
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