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Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879

 
 
Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2015
1. Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879 Marker
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;
Marker in front of George Hurbert Lockhart Hall image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2015
2. Marker in front of George Hurbert Lockhart Hall
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;
View of marker looking at Tullibody Drive/Jackson Street/University Drive North intersection. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2015
3. View of marker looking at Tullibody Drive/Jackson Street/University Drive North intersection.
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.
 
Erected 2011 by the Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Location. 32° 21.92′ N, 86° 17.782′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Tullibody Drive and University
Listing of the Black Members of the Alabama Legislature 1868-1879 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2015
4. Listing of the Black Members of the Alabama Legislature 1868-1879
Drive North, on the right when traveling south on Tullibody Drive. Touch for map. Located on the campus of Alabama State University. Marker is at or near this postal address: Tullibody Drive, Montgomery AL 36106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birth of Montgomery Bus Boycott (within shouting distance of this marker); Rosa Louise Parks (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama State University / Tullibody (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marshall J. Moore House (about 500 feet away); Birthplace of Nat "King" Cole (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Ralph David Abernathy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alabama State University / Tatum Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Georgia Gilmore (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
More about this marker. A duplicate marker (46414), with same information, is located on the west side of the Alabama State Capitol along South Bainbridge Street.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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