James A. Shorter, Jr.

James A. Shorter, Jr. (Hinds County)

State House: 1882-1883

Born: c. 1842 in Virginia

Farmer and teacher. Graduate of Tougaloo. Served on the board of registrars for Hinds County in the early 1870s. Son of African Methodist Episcopal bishop James Alexander Shorter.

Clarion Ledger, May 19, 1875
Weekly Mississippi Pilot, August 14, 1875
Daily Mississippi Pilot, October 13, 1875
The Comet, June 14, 1879
The Comet, November 1, 1879
The Comet, October 15, 1881
Hinds County Gazette, November 2, 1881
The Comet, March 4, 1882