Biddy Mason

Biddy Mason

Bridget "Biddy" Mason (August 15, 1818, in Hancock County, Georgia – January 15, 1891, in Los Angeles, California) was an African American nurse and a Californian real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Born Bridget
Hancock County, Georgia
Died Los Angeles, California
Nationality Black
Other names Biddy Mason
Occupation Mid-wife, California real Estate entrepreneur
Known for Philanthropy, Founding the Los Angeles First A.M.E. Church in Los Angeles, California real Estate entrepreneur


Read more about Biddy MasonEarly Life, Moving West, Freedom, Los Angeles

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