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Alfred Brown Osgood (July 16, 1843 - 1911) was an American Christian minister and legislator in Florida.[1]

Alfred Brown Osgood
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BornJuly 16, 1843
Madison, Florida
Died1911
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States Of America
Occupation
  • Minister
  • Legislator

He was born in Madison, Florida. He worked as a shoemaker and A.M.E. minister.

The Florida State Archives has a copy of his voter registration.[2]

The Republican Party had divisions between African American Floridians and northerners who relocated to the state seeking office, derisively termed carpetbaggers.[3]

A Republican he represented Madison and served in 1868 until 1874 and in 1879, 1883, and 1885.[4] He also served in the state senate in 1875 and 1877.[5]

References

  1. Fortune, T. Thomas (September 30, 2014). "After War Times: An African American Childhood in Reconstruction-Era Florida". University of Alabama Press – via Google Books.
  2. https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/284611
  3. Brown, Canter (September 22, 1998). "Florida's Black Public Officials, 1867-1924". University of Alabama Press – via Google Books.
  4. "Request Rejected".
  5. Fortune, T. Thomas (September 30, 2014). "After War Times: An African American Childhood in Reconstruction-Era Florida". University of Alabama Press – via Google Books.

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