Oscar James Dunn

Oscar James Dunn

Birth
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 20 Nov 1871 (aged 50–51)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot near entrance
Memorial ID 9433290 · View Source
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US Politician. He was the first African American Lieutenant Governor in United States history, serving in Louisiana from 1868 to 1872. He was the son of an emancipated slave.

Bio by: Tom Denardo


Inscription

Lt Gov La 1868-1871. Grand Master Prince Hall of LA Masons 1864-1867


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  • Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 7 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9433290
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar James Dunn (1820–20 Nov 1871), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9433290, citing Saint Louis Cemetery Number 2, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Tom Denardo (contributor 767) .