PA-008 Daniel Alexander Payne (1811-1893)

Marker text: DANIEL ALEXANDER PAYNE (1811-1893)

Born a free African-American. He taught the Colored people at this college, 1837, while a student at the Lutheran Seminary. A historian, he was elected bishop of the A.M.E. Church, 1852, and was president of Wilberforce University, 1863-76.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1991

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