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Bruce, Blanche K., House

Washington, District of Columbia
County of District of Columbia.
National Register Number: 75002046
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 15, 1975):
This was the residence of Blanche Kelso Bruce (1841-1898), the first black man to serve a full term in the U.S. Senate (1875-1881, representing Mississippi). Prior to serving in the Senate, Bruce had held various local elective and appointed offices; afterwards, he remained in Washington and continued to serve the both the District and the nation.


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