United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.

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Session 5377: 1880-02-26 00:00:00

Death of a Senator

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Death of Senator Houston

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Resolved, That the Senate has heard with regret of the death of Hon. GEORGE S. HOUSTON, a Senator from the State of Alabama, and extends to the family of the deceased Senator and to the people of Alabama sincere condolence in their bereavement.

Resolved, That the long public service of GEORGE S. HOUSTON has been marked by fidelity to his convictions of duty, by industry and patience in his labors for the public welfare, by distinguished ability in the legislative councils of the United States, and by devoted and wise service to Alabama as governor of that State.

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit to the family of the deceased and to the governor of Alabama a copy of these resolutions, with the action of the Senate thereon.

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