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Salvador Pons

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{{Infobox Biography| subject_name =Salvador T. Pons| image_name =| image_size =288px| image_caption =| date_of_birth =[[December 23]], [[1835]]| place_of_birth =Mexico| date_of_death =[[March 21]], [[1890]]| place_of_death =Pensacola| occupation =Bricklayer, public official| religion =[[:Category:Catholics|Catholic]]| spouse =| parents =| children =}}'''Salvador T. Pons''' was the first African-American [[mayor of Pensacola]]. He served as mayor in at least [[1878]] (and also in [[1874]] according to some sources<ref>Pensacola Historical Society. ''Pensacola in Vintage Postcards''. Arcadia, 2005.</ref>). Pons was a [[Wikipedia:Mulatto|mulatto]], born in Mexico to one black parent and one Hispanic parent.<ref>Brown, Canter. ''Florida's Black Public Officials''. University of Alabama Press, 1998.</ref> ==Offices held==*Representative from [[Escambia County]] to the [[Florida House of Representatives|State Legislature]] ([[1868]]-[[1870|70]], [[1875]])*Pensacola councilman ([[1869]]-70, [[1874]])*Mayor of Pensacola (1874, [[1878]] [unclear])*Pensacola city clerk ([[1877]]-[[1880|80]], [[1882]]-[[1884|84]])
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