Barry Black

Religious Leader

1948 –

95

Who is Barry Black?

Rear Admiral Barry C. Black, USN is the 62nd Chaplain of the United States Senate. He was elected to this position on June 27, 2003, becoming the first African American and the first Seventh-day Adventist to hold this office. The Senate elected its first chaplain in 1789.

He served for over 27 years as a chaplain in the United States Navy, rising to the rank of rear admiral and ending his career as the Chief of Chaplains of the United States Navy, the senior chaplain of the United States Navy Chaplain Corps. He officially retired from the Navy on August 15, 2003.

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Born
Nov 1, 1948
Baltimore
Religion
  • Seventh-day Adventist Church
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Oakwood College
  • Andrews University
  • Pine Forge Academy
  • Palmer Theological Seminary
  • Alliant International University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • Salve Regina University
Lived in
  • Baltimore

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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