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John Marshall Stone

Born: Apr 30, 1830

Death: Mar 26, 1900

Birthplace: Tennessee

Nationality: United States

John Marshall Stone

Date of Birth : Apr 30, 1830
Date of Death : Mar 26, 1900
Birth Place : Tennessee

John Marshall Stone was an American politician from Mississippi. A Democrat, he served longer as Governor of that state than anyone else, from 1876 to 1882 and again from 1890 to 1896. During this latter period, he approved a new constitution in 1890 passed by the Democratic-dominated state legislature that disfranchised most African Americans, excluding them from the political system. They were kept out for nearly 70 years.

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