Joseph Hayne Rainey

Photo added by Curtis Jackson

Joseph Hayne Rainey

Birth
Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA
Death 2 Aug 1887 (aged 55)
Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 7188553 · View Source
Suggest Edits

US Congressman. Elected to represent South Carolian's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1870 to 1879. Also served as a Member of the South Carolina State Legislature. He was a former slave and the first African American to serve in the United States House of Representatives.

Bio by: Peterborough K


Family Members

Children

Advertisement

Plan a visit to Georgetown, SC?

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Joseph Hayne Rainey?

Current rating:

19 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7188553
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Hayne Rainey (21 Jun 1832–2 Aug 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7188553, citing Baptist Cemetery, Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .