John Hanks Alexander
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Who is John Hanks Alexander?
John Hanks Alexander was the first African-American officer in the United States armed forces to hold a regular command position and the second African-American graduate of the United States Military Academy.
- born on (152 years ago) in Helena
- ethnicity: African American
- nationality: United States of America
- died on (121 years ago) in Wilberforce University
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by Alexander M. Bielakowski Ph.D.
Military Academy John Hanks Alexander was born ...
A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia by Alton Hornsby Jr.
John Hanks Alexander (1864–1894), who had attended Oberlin ...
by Peter Karsten
Flipper, John Hanks Alexander, and Charles Young, however, were commissioned as officers after they graduated from the United States Military Academy in the 19th century, and five other men were appointed regimental chaplains.
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