Revels, Hiram Sen.


The Colored Ex-Senator Hiram Revels, of Mississippi, has been made a doctor of divinity.

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Sen Hiram Revels

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    A minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.  After the war Revels settled in Natchez,                          Mississippi.  In 1870 H. Revels was appointed by the Governor of Mississippi to a seat in the U.S. Senate.        The seat vacated by Jefferson Davis.  Sen. Revels left the Senate in 1871.  In 1874 he realigned himself with                  the Democratic party.  Hiram Revels died at age 74, in 1901.