From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Bryant, Charles W. "C. W."

(born: 1830) 

Charles Bryant was born a slave in Kentucky and after the Civil War settled in Texas, where he became an agent for the Freemen's Bureau in Texas. He was a delegate to the state Constitutional Convention, 1868-1869, representing Harrison County, TX. He was also a minister.

For more see Forever Free: The Biographies, a website by the Texas State Library & Archives Commission; and "Bryant, Charles W." at; and "Bryant, Charles W.," by P. M. Lucko in The Handbook of Texas.

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Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Bryant, Charles W. "C. W.",” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 24, 2024,

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