Harrison H. Truhart

Harrison H. Truhart (Holmes County)

State House: 1872-1875

Born: c. 1840 in Virginia

Blacksmith. Truhart is listed with wife Louisa and children in Lexington, Mississippi, on the census from 1870-1910.

Truhart’s daughter, Lucy Truhart Benjamin (pictured above), attended Tougaloo and was active in educational and religious work.

New National Era, March 27, 1873
Clarion-Ledger, March 4, 1875
Clarion-Ledger, May 5, 1875
Weekly Mississippi Pilot, Aug 7, 1875
Clarion-Ledger, April 27, 1900
Clarion-Ledger, April 27, 1900