Henry Clay Bruce

Henry Clay Bruce

Birth
Prince Edward County, Virginia, USA
Death 31 Aug 1902 (aged 66)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section 25, Lot 2
Memorial ID 118760302 · View Source
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Henry Clay Bruce is best known for the book he authored, "The New Man: Twenty-Nine Years a Slave, Twenty-Nine Years a Free Man". He was born into slavery near Farmville in rural Prince Edward County, VA, but died as a free man in Washington D.C. where he worked for the United States Post Office. His younger brother was Blanche Kelso Bruce, the first African-American to serve a full term as a United States Senator.


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  • Created by: Denessia Swanegan
  • Added: 15 Oct 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 118760302
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Clay Bruce (3 Mar 1836–31 Aug 1902), Find a Grave Memorial no. 118760302, citing Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Denessia Swanegan (contributor 47144311) .