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Thu, 12.24.1992

The First Black Secretary of Agriculture is Appointed

Mike Espy

On this date in 1992, Mike Espy then a U.S. Congressman from Mississippi was appointed to serve as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

The appointment by Bill Clinton made Espy the first Black to hold that position in American government.

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