George W. Hayes
Hon. George W. Hayes (1847–1933) was a former slave and first black court crier in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Mr. Hayes married Mamie Forte in 1874 and they had five children. He later served three terms in the Ohio General Assembly, as a Republican. He and his family were members of the Union Baptist Church, Cincinnati. Hayes Elementary School in Cincinnati is named for him.
- Photographs of African-American members of the Ohio House of Representatives
- Union Baptist Church
- Letter from George W. Hays to Jere Brown
- George W. Hayes
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