Charles W. Bush (Warren County)

State House: 1872-1873

Born: c. 1835 in Mississippi

“Born a slave in Mississippi, Bush lived in Boston, 1866-69. After returning to Mississippi, he represented Warren County in the state House of Representatives, 1872-73, and served as assistant commissioner of agriculture, 1874.”
(Eric Foner, Freedom’s Lawmakers: A Directory of Black Officeholders during Reconstruction, 1993)