John Adams Hyman
American politicianDied when: 51 years 53 days (613 months)
Star Sign: Leo
John Adams Hyman (July 23, 1840 – September 14, 1891) was a Republican U.S.Congressman from North Carolina from 1875 to 1877, the first African American to represent the state in the House of Representatives.
He was elected from North Carolina's 2nd congressional district, including counties in the northeast around New Bern.