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Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs

Born: Sep 28, 1821

Death: Aug 14, 1874

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs

Date of Birth : Sep 28, 1821
Date of Death : Aug 14, 1874
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs, II was a Presbyterian minister and a prominent African-American officeholder during Reconstruction. He served as the first black Secretary of State and Superintendent of Public Instruction of Florida, and along with Josiah Thomas Walls, US Congressman from Florida, was among the most powerful black officeholders in the state during Reconstruction.


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