Jonathan D. Rudd

From Wikitia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jonathan D. Rudd
Add a Photo
CitizenshipUnited States

Jonathan D. Rudd was a lieutenant in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, assisted the administrations of two Texas governors, and served in the Texas Legislature. A White supremacist, he helped oragnize the White Citizens Party in Harrison County, Texas and worked to restore White control over elections in the area after the Reconstruction era when Republicans had been in power[1] and African Americans had represented the county in the state house.[2]African Americans organized militias to defend themselves but were overwhelmed and kept out of politics for many subsequent decades.[3]


  1. "Confederate Veteran". S.A. Cunningham. December 28, 1920 – via Google Books.
  2. "TSHA | Roberts, Meshack".
  3. Guzman, Will (January 30, 2015). "Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism". University of Illinois Press – via Google Books.

External links

Add External links

This article "Jonathan D. Rudd" is from Wikipedia. The list of its authors can be seen in its historical. Articles taken from Draft Namespace on Wikipedia could be accessed on Wikipedia's Draft Namespace.