P. B. S. Pinchback
#37313 Overall Influence

P. B. S. Pinchback

American politician


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Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback was an American publisher and politician, a Union Army officer, and the first African American to become governor of a U.S. state. A Republican, Pinchback served as the 24th Governor of Louisiana from December 9, 1872, to January 13, 1873. He was one of the most prominent African-American officeholders during the Reconstruction Era.

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Dillard University
Dillard University

Private college in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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New Orleans University

Historically black college

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