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Robert N.C. Nix, Jr. and Robert N.C. Nix, Sr. at the Pyramid Club

@ Temple University

Mosley, John W


This photograph features (L-R) Robert N.C. Nix, Jr., unidentified man, and Robert N.C. Nix, Sr.. Robert N.C. Nix, Sr. was the first African American elected to Congress from Pennsylvania. His son, Robert N.C. Nix, Jr. holds the distinction of being the first African American to serve on the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court and eventually rose to the rank of Chief Justice where he reigned for 12 years.

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Temple University

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PA Digital