James Hill

James Hill (Marshall County)

State House: 1872-1873
Secretary of State: 1874-1878

Born: July 25, 1846 in Holly Springs, MS
Died: 1901

“He has a good taste for literature and delights to converse upon such literary subjects as he is familiar with. He is one of the rising young men in the State, and with proper discretion he will receive future honors from the Republican party… Mr. Hill is a member of the Methodist church, but enjoys a good dance as much as he does a good prayer meeting.”
(New National Era, March 13, 1873)

Links:
Biography in Mississippi Black History Makers

Vicksburg Daily Times, January 10, 1872
New National Era, March 13, 1873
Clarion-Ledger, September 4, 1873