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Paschal Beverly Randolph
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Date of Birth: 8 October 1825

Place of Birth: New York City

Date of Death: 29 July 1875

Place of Death: Toledo, Ohio


Paschal Beverley Randolph was born in 1825, the illegitimate child of an impoverished mixed white and African-American family. After being orphaned at the age of seven, he did odd jobs and travelled on the various ships on which he was employed. By the 1850s, he had established…

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Bowen, Patrick, “Paschal Beverly Randolph”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 January 2020 <>

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