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Ransier, Alonzo Jacob

Ransier, Alonzo Jacob

January 3, 1834–August 17, 1882


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  • Title Ransier, Alonzo Jacob
  • Coverage January 3, 1834–August 17, 1882
  • Author
  • Keywords Lieutenant governor, congressman, served as associate editor of the Charleston Leader, a postwar black newspaper, secretary to the Enterprise Railroad, supported the right of women to vote and participated in the 1870 Women’s Suffrage Convention in Columbia, lobbied the General Assembly for prolabor legislation
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date June 18, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 23, 2022
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