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Robert Davis Ruffin

Member From: 1875 - 1877

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  • Birth Date: June, 1842 Birth Place:King and Queen County, Virginia
  • Death Date: December 2, 1916
  • Gender: Male Race: African American
  • Spouse: Susan A. Diggs (m. December 22, 1875)
  • Children: No surviving children
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  • Education: Howard University - Graduated in 1872
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  • Additional Info Links: Bio from Encyclopedia Virginia
  • Additional Info: *1875-1877 Assembly-R.D. Ruffin was expelled, and E.C. Powell was elected. See links for more information.
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1875-1877 Republican Public Property (1875-1876)

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