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Name:    Clamorgan, Cyprian
Profession:  Other
Category:  African-American Experience
Born/Started:    1830
Died/Ended:    1906
Description:    Cyprian Clamorgan is the grandson of Jacques Clamorgan, a prominent West Indies Native who arrived in St. Louis in 1780. Cyprian´s mother was a free woman of color and his father a white man. Cyprian was orphaned within days of his birth and his white guardian sent him out of Missouri in order to get him an education. He returned a cultivated and articulate young man and eventually wrote a book entitled "The Colored Aristocracy of St. Louis," which is available in public libraries.

Colored Aristocracy of St. Louis

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