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P. B. S. Pinchback


Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback was an American publisher and politician, a Union Army officer, and the first person of African descent to become governor ...

P.B.S. Pinchback. The Black Governor Who Almost Was a Senator


Governor P.B.S. Pinchback. Photo from Library of Congress. We know, from the vantage of history, that Reconstruction in the United States lasted little more than  ...

P. B. S. Pinchback | Entries | KnowLA, Encyclopedia of Louisiana


Dec 21, 2012 ... The son of a white Southern planter and a former slave, Pinckney Benton Stewart “P. B. S.Pinchback became the first African-American to ...

Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback Facts - Biography


Although he was not elected by popular vote, P. B. S. Pinchback advanced to the governor's office in Louisiana when political turmoil reached a crisis point.

Pinchback, PBS 1837–1921 - Encyclopedia.com


Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback, known throughout his life as P. B. S. Pinchback, was one of the most interesting black politicians America has ever known.

P. B. S. Pinchback - NNDB.com


Though not democratically elected, Pinchback was the first US governor of African descent. Not until nearly 120 years had passed would the next black governor ...

P.B.S. Pinchback - Infoplease


P.B.S. Pinchback. Pinckney Benton Stewart American Reconstruction-era politician. Born: May 10, 1837. Birthplace: Macon, Georgia. Pinchback was born to a ...

The First African American Governor in the U.S. Takes Office


Dec 9, 2012 ... On this day in history, 1872, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback became the first person of African American descent to serve as the governor ...

Little Known Black History Fact: PBS Pinchback - Black America Web


May 10, 2016 ... P.B.S. Pinchback was the first African-American governor of the United States, and was nearly a U.S. Senator before the racist power structure ...

P.B.S. Pinchback: America's First African-American Governor


Feb 22, 2016 ... Hear the incredible, improbable, sadly forgotten success story of P.B.S. Pinchback, governor of Louisiana just after the Civil War.

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Pinckney Pinchback - U.S. Governor, Civil Rights Activist, U.S. ...


Pinckney Pinchback is best known as the first person of African-American descent ... AKA: P.B.S. Pinchback: Pinckney Pinchback; Full Name: Pinckney Benton ...

Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Stewart (1837-1921) | The Black Past ...


Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback was born on May 10, 1837 to parents William Pinchback, a successful Virginia planter, and Eliza Stewart, his former slave.

Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback | American politician ...


Freeborn black who was a Union officer in the American Civil War and a leader in Louisiana politics during Reconstruction (1865–77). Pinchback was one of 10 ...