Joseph Henry Bufford (Bolivar County)
State House: 1880-1883
Born: c. 1854 in Marshall County, MS
Died: July 16, 1923
Missionary Baptist minister. Also served as a county election commissioner. Listed on the 1900 census in Bolivar County with his wife, Joanna Richardson, and their children. Their daughter, Madora Elizabeth Bufford Grant, attended the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and taught music in Bolivar County and in Ohio. J. H. Bufford died on July 16, 1923, and Joanna died on January 21, 1937. They are buried at Anns Tabernacle Cemetery.