Joseph E. Monroe

Joseph E. Monroe (Coahoma County)

State House: 1874-1877

Born: c. 1830 in Kentucky

Farmer. Appointed to be a county election commissioner in 1881. Officer in the Colored Knights of Pythias. Listed on the 1870 and 1880 census in Coahoma County with wife Jane and two children; Jane was a widow on the 1900 census.

Daily Mississippi Pilot, August 1, 1875
Clarion Ledger, February 17, 1876
Clarion-Ledger, September 15, 1881
Vicksburg Evening Post, July 27, 1891