Famous People Born in 1837
Educator, Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Journalist / 1837 - 1914Charlotte Forten was an African-American teacher and abolitionist who wrote extensive diaries covering the Civil War and the post-war years.
Wild Bill Hickok
Lawyer, Governor, Mayor, U.S. President / 1837 - 1908
The 22nd and 24th president, Grover Cleveland is the only POTUS to serve two nonconsecutive terms, as well as the first to be married in the White House.
Civil Rights Activist, U.S. Representative, U.S. Governor / 1837 - 1921
Pinckey Pinchback is best known as the first person of African-American descent to become governor of a U.S. state.
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