Mifflin Wistar Gibbs is born

April 17

On April 17, 1823, Mifflin Wistar Gibbs was born. 

Mifflin Wistar Gibbs was the first black person elected to public office in British Columbia.


Mifflin Wistar Gibbs (1823–1915). Encyclopedia of Arkansas. (2019, September 16). Retrieved April 1, 2023, from https://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/entries/mifflin-wistar-gibbs-1657/ 

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