John Gair

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CitizenshipUnited States of America
OccupationState Legislator

John Gair was a state legislator in Louisiana.[1] He was assassinated.[2][3] After he was murdered his sister-in-law was lynched.[4]

Mary T. Reiley wrote a poem about his murder.[5]


  1. Vincent, Charles (January 28, 2011). "Black Legislators in Louisiana during Reconstruction". SIU Press – via Google Books.
  2. Horne, William. "Perspective | The true danger of Trump and his media allies denying the election results" – via
  3. Collection, Daniel Murray Pamphlet; Book, Start this. "The Voice of the carpet bagger ... Pub. for the Anti-lynching bureau" – via Wikimedia Commons.
  4. Pfeifer, Michael J. (2009). "The Origins of Postbellum Lynching: Collective Violence in Reconstruction Louisiana". Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association. 50 (2): 189–201 – via JSTOR.
  5. Reiley, Mary Trimble (February 1, 1879). "Mary T. Reiley's Poems". Naar, Day, & Naar – via Google Books.

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