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Joseph Marion Hernandez

Born: Aug 4, 1793

Death: Jun 8, 1857

Birthplace: St. Augustine

Nationality: United States

Joseph Marion Hernandez

Date of Birth : Aug 4, 1793
Date of Death : Jun 8, 1857
Birth Place : St. Augustine

Jose Mariano Hernandez or Joseph Marion Hernandez was an American politician, plantation owner, and soldier. He was the first Delegate from the Florida Territory and the first Hispanic American to serve in the United States Congress. A member of the Whig Party, he served from September 1822 to March 1823.

Also known as


  • Joseph Marion Hernandez
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