United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866

An amendment to the Constitution of the United States that granted citizenship and equal rights, both civil and legal, to African Americans and slaves who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

New York Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 35 of 275 people who took part.

Members (35):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Teunis G. Bergen Visualize "(October 5, 1806 -- April 24, 1881) Teunis Garret Bergen was a farmer, surveyor, supervisor, public servant, soldier, and American politician. Bergen was born in Brooklyn, New York. Bergen was a supervisor of New Utrecht, Kings County, New York (1836-1859), member of three New York constitutional conventions (1846, 1867, 1868), and delegate to the Democratic National Conventions at Baltimore and Charleston in 1860. Bergen also served as ensign, captain, adjutant, lieutenant colonel, colonel of the 241st Regiment, New York State Militia, known as Kings County Troop. Bergen was elected as a Democrat to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not reelected in 1866 [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B000406]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
James Brooks Visualize (10 November, 1810 -- 30 April, 1873) Brooks was an American journalist and politician. Born in Portland, Maine, Brooks studied law and edited the Portland Advertiser. In 1836, Brooks moved to New York City and established the New York Daily Express. Brooks was the Editor of the New York Daily Express for the entirety of his remaining life. Brooks was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and succeeding Congress, however, failed reelection in 1852. In 1863, Brooks was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and presented credentials as a Member-elect to the Thirty-ninth Congress. The election was contested by William E. Dodge and Brooks was removed from service. Brooks served in the New York state constitutional convention in 1867 and was elected to the Fortieth and to the three succeeding Congresses, serving until his death. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
John W. Chanler Visualize (14 September, 1826 -- 19 October, 1877) Chanler was an American lawyer and politician. Born in New York City, Chanler studied law in Germany and was admitted to the bar. Chanler was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and to the two succeeding Congresses until he was censured by the U.S House of Representatives for insults. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Roscoe Conkling Visualize "(October 30, 1829 -- April 18, 1888) Roscoe Conkling was a lawyer, mayor, and American politician. Conkling was born in Albany, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. He was a district attorney for Oneida County in 1850 and a mayor of Utica in 1858. He also declined to accept a nomination to the United States Supreme Court in 1882. Conkling was elected as a Republican to the 36th, 37th, 39th, and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1863 and March 4, 1865 - March 4, 1867) until he resigned to become a Senator. During his time on the house, he served as chairman on the Committee on District of Columbia (37th Congress) and was not a successful candidate in 1862. Conkling was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and reelected in 1873 and 1879 (March 4, 1867 - May 16, 1881), until he resigned as a protest against federal appointments made in the New York State. He was not successful for reelection to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by his own resignation. During his time on the senate he served as Chairman on the Committee on Revision of the Laws of the United States (40th - 43rd Congresses), Committee on Commerce (44th, 45th, and 47th Congresses), and Committee on Engrossed Bills (46th and 47th Congresses). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000681]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
William A. Darling Visualize "(December 27, 1817 -- May 26, 1895) William Augustus Darling was a clerk, grocer, director of an association, officer, president of a railroad and a bank, collector, appraiser, and American politician. Darling was born in Newark, New Jersey and moved to New York City. William was a director of the Mercantile Library Association, served 11 years as a private and officer in the New York National Guard, deputy receiver of taxes for New York City (1847-1854), and president of the 3rd Avenue Railroad (1854 - 1865) and Murray Hill Bank. He was an unsuccessful candidate for mayor of New York City in 1866 and served as a collector of internal revenue for the 9th district of New York (April 26, 1869 - April 17, 1871) and was an appraiser (April 18, 1871 - April 1, 1876). Darling was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress ( March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not reelected to the 40th Congress [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=D000055]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas T. Davis Visualize (22 August, 1810 -- 2 May, 1872) Davis was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Middlebury, Addison County, Vt., Davis moved to New York in 1817 with his parents. Davis studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. Davis was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William E. Dodge Visualize "(September 4, 1805 -- February 9, 1883) William Earle Dodge was a clerk, businessman, and American politician. Dodge was born in Hartford, Connecticut and moved to New York City in 1818. Dodge established the house of Phelps, Dodge & Company and was its head for 40 years. He was a delegate to the peace convention of 1861, in Washington D.C. in an effort to come up with a peaceful alternative to the Civil War. William successfully contested as a Republican the election of James Brooks to the 39th Congress (April 7, 1866 - March 3, 1867) declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=D000397]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles Goodyear Visualize "(April 26, 1804 -- April 9 , 1876) Charles Goodyear was a lawyer, judge, public servant, president of a bank, and an American politician. Goodyear was born in Cobleskill, Schoharie County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1826. He was appointed the first judge of Schoharie County (February 1838 - July 1847) and as judge of Albemarle County Court. He was a member of the State assembly in 1840, a delegate to the Union National Convention of Conservatives at Philadelphia in 1866, and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1868. Goodyear also established and was president of the Schoharie County bank in 1852. Charles was elected as a democrat to the 29th Congress (March 4, 1845 - March 3, 1847) and the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867), where he was not reelected in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=G000307]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
John Augustus Griswold Visualize (11 November, 1822 -- 31 October, 1872) Griswold was an American banker, businessman, and politician. Born in Rensselaer County, N.Y., Griswold worked in steel manufacturing. In 1855, Griswold served as the mayor of Troy and additionally as president of the Troy & Lansingburgh Railroad Co., the Troy & Cohoes Railroad Co., and of the New Orleans, Mobile & Texas Railroad Co. Griswold was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and later reelected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Robert S. Hale Visualize "(September 24, 1822 -- December 14, 1881) Robert Safford Hale was a lawyer, judge, regent of a university, counsel for the United States, commissioner, and American politician. Hale was born in Chelsea, Orange County, Vermont and moved to Elizabethtown, New York in 1847. Hale studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. Hale was a judge of Essex County (1856-1864), appointed as a regent of the University of New York, New York City (1859), was special counsel of the United States charged with the defense of the "abandoned and captured property claims" (1868-1870), agent and counsel for the United States before the American and British Mixed Commission under the Treaty of Washington (1871 - 1873), and was appointed a commissioner of the State survey from April 29, 1876 to his death. Hale was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Orlando Kellogg (December 3, 1866 - March 3, 1867) and to the 43rd Congress (March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875). During his time in congress, he served as Chairmen on the Committee on District of Columbia (43rd Congress) was not a candidate for reelection in 1874. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000037]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Ira Harris Visualize (31 May, 1802 -- 2 December, 1875) Harris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Charleston, Montgomery County, N.Y., Harris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1827. Harris was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1846 and a member of the State senate in 1847. Additionally, Harris served as justice of the State supreme court from 1847 until 1859 when he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Roswell Hart Visualize "(August 4, 1824 -- April 20, 1883) Roswell Hart was a lawyer, businessman. superintendent of a railway mail service, and American politician. Hart was born in Rochester, New York. Hart studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847 and was superintendent to the Railway Mail Service for the States of New York and Pennsylvania (1869-1876). Roswell was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not reelected in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000292]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Sidney T. Holmes Visualize "(August 14, 1815 -- January 16, 1890) Sidney Tracy Holmes was a teacher, civil engineer, lawyer, loan commissioner, judge, and American politician. Holmes was born in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County, New York. He was a civil engineer on the Chenango and Black River Canals for five years. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Holmes was a loan commissioner for Madison County (1848 - 1851), and judge and surrogate for Madison County (1851 - 1864). He was elected as a Republican to the 39th congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867), was not a candidate for renomination in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000742]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Giles W. Hotchkiss Visualize (15 October, 1815 -- 5 July, 1878) Hotchkiss was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Broome County, N.Y., Hotchkiss studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837, starting his practice in Binghamton, N.Y. Hotchkiss was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses, failed the consecutive election, and was elected again to the Forty-first Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Demas Hubbard Jr. Visualize "(January 17, 1806 -- September 2, 1873) Demas Hubbard Jr. was a lawyer, supervisor, public servant, and American politician. Hubbard was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. He was a member of the State assembly (1838 - 1840), supervisor of Smyrna ( 1859 - 1864), and was elected chairman of the board of supervisors of Chenango County, New York. Hubbard was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not a candidate for renomination in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000881]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Edwin N. Hubbell Visualize "(August 13, 1815 -- Feb 5, 1897) Edwin Nelson Hubbell was a farmer, town supervisor, clerk, assistant city treasurer, deputy treasurer, and American politician. He was born in Coxsackie, Greene County, New York. Hubbel was a town supervisor for Coxsackie, New York (1857 - 1860). Hubbell was a assistant city treasurer (1887-1890) and deputy city treasurer (1894 - 1896) of East Saginaw, Michigan. Hubbell was elected as a Democrat to the 39th Congress (March 3, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not reelected in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000892]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Calvin T. Hulburd Visualize "(June 5, 1809 -- October 25, 1897) Calvin Tilden Hulburd was a lawyer, public servant, superintendent of construction, and an American politician. Hulburd was born in Stockholm, St. Lawrence County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. He was a member of the New York assembly (1842 - 1844 and 1862) and was a superintendent of construction of the New York post office. He was elected as a Republican to the 38th, 39th, and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1869), where he served as Chairman on the Committee on Public Expenditures (38th - 40th Congresses). He was not reelected in the 41st Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000936]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
James Humphrey Visualize "(October 9, 1811 -- June 16, 1866) James Humphrey was a lawyer and American politician. Humphrey was born in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut and moved to Brooklyn, New York in 1838. Humphrey was elected as a Republican to the 36th and 39th Congresses (March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1861 and March 4, 1865 to his death, June 16, 1866), where he served as chairman on the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (39th Congress). He was not a successful candidate for reelection in the 37th and 38th Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000954]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
James M. Humphrey Visualize "(September 21, 1819 -- February 9 , 1899) James Morgan Humphrey was a lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. Humphrey was born in Holland, Erie County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. He was district attorney for Erie County (1857 - 1859), member of the State senate (1863 and 1864), and was appointed to the superior court of Buffalo, New York in 1871. James was elected as a Democrat to the 39th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869) and was not a candidate for renomination. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000955]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
John W. Hunter Visualize "(October 15, 1807 -- April 16, 1900) John Ward Hunter was a clerk in a grocer story, clerk in a customhouse, assistant auditor of a customhouse, banker, mayor, and American politician. Hunter was born in Bedford, New York. He was a clerk in the United States customhouse at New York City (1831-1836), assistant auditor of the customhouse (1836-1865), and was the treasurer of the Dime Savings Bank in Brooklyn, New York. he was also a mayor of Brooklyn from 1875 to 1876. He was elected as a Democrat to the 39th Congress in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Humphrey (December 4, 1866 - March 3, 1867). He was censured by the U.S. House of Representatives for use of unparliamentary language and was not reelected to the 40th Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000984]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Morgan Jones Visualize "(February 26, 1830 -- July 13, 1894) Morgan Jones was a plumber, member of a board of councilmen, member of a board of alderman, and American politician. Morgan was born in London, England and immigrated in 1833 to New York City. Morgan was a member of the board of councilmen (1859-1863) and president of that board in 1860, 1861, and 1863. He was also a member of the board of alderman in 1864 and 1865 and was the president of that board in 1865. Jones was elected as a democrat to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not a candidate for renomination. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=J000242]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
John H. Ketcham Visualize "(December 21, 1832 -- November 4, 1906) John Henry Ketcham was a farmer, commissioner, supervisor, public servant, soldier, general, and American politician. Ketcham was born in Dover Plains, Dutchess County, New York. Ketcham was a supervisor in 1854 and 1855. He was a member of the state assembly (1856 and 1857), State senator (1860 and 1861), and delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1876 and 1896. Ketcham was the commissioner of the District of Columbia from July 3, 1874 until he resigned in June 30, 1877. John entered the Union Army as colonel of the 150th Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry (October 11, 1862) was brevetted brigadier general (December 6, 1864), was brigadier general April 1, 1865, and was brevetted major general of Volunteers March 13, 1865. He was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, 41st, and 42nd, (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1873) where he served as Chairman on the Committee on Public Lands (42nd Congress). He was unsuccessful in the election of 1872. He was elected as a Republican to the 45th, 46th, 47th, 48th, 49th, 50th, 51st, and 52nd Congresses (March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1893), where he declined to be a candidate for renomination. He was elected as a Republican to the 55th, 56th, 57th, 58th, and 59th Congresses, where he served as a chairman on the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of States (57th - 59th Congresses). John served from March 4, 1897 to his death November 4, 1906. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=K000152]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Addison H. Laflin Visualize "(October 24, 1823 -- September 24, 1878) Addison Henry Laflin was a paper maker, public servant, naval officer, and American politician. Laflin was born in Lee, Berkshire County, Massachusetts and moved to Herkimer County, New York in 1849. He was a member of the state senate in 1858 and 1859 and was appointed by President Grant to be a naval officer at the port of New York (April 3, 1871 - 1877) when he resigned. Laflin was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1871) and was not a candidate for renomination. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=L000017]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
James M. Marvin Visualize (27 February, 1809 -- 25 April, 1901) Marvin was an American politician and businessman. Born in Saratoga County, N.Y., Marvin worked within the hotel business. Marvin was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Edwin D. Morgan Visualize (8 February, 1811 -- 14 February, 1883) Morgan was an American businessman and politician. Born in Washington, Mass., Morgan moved to New York City in 1836 and pursued the grocery business. Morgan was a member of the State senate (1850-1855), the State commissioner of immigration (1855-1858), and the governor of New York (1859-1862). Morgan was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1863 and did not succeed as a candidate for reelection. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Daniel Morris Visualize (4 January, 1812 -- 22 April, 1889) Morris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Seneca County, N.Y., Morris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1845. Morris served as the district attorney of Yates County, N.Y. (1847-1850) and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Theodore M. Pomeroy Visualize (31 December, 1824 -- 23 March, 1905) Pomeroy was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cayuga, N.Y., Pomeroy studied law and wad admitted to the bar in 1846. Pomeroy was the district attorney of Cayuga County (1850-1856) and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses. During the Fortieth Congress he was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives on the last day of the session, March 3rd, 1869, serving for only one day. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
William Radford Visualize (24 June, 1814 -- 18 January, 1870) Radford was an American politician and businessman. Born in Dutchess County, N.Y., Radford was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry J. Raymond Visualize "(January 24, 1820 -- June 18, 1869) Henry Jarvis Raymond was a journalist, lieutenant govenror, public servant, and American politician. Raymond was born in Lima, Livingston County, New York. He wrote for the New York Tribune (1841 - 1848), Courier and Enquirer (1848 - 1850) and Harper's Magazine (1850). He established the New York Times in 1851. Raymond was a member of the state assembly (1850, 1851, and 1862) and was speaker in 1851. He was a delegate to the Whig National Convention in 1852, Lieutenant Governor in 1854 (declined renomination), and delegate to the Republican National Convention. He was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not reelected in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=R000084]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Stephen Taber Visualize "(March 7, 1821 -- April 23, 1886) Stephen Taber was a farmer, public servant, president of a company and bank, director of a railroad company, and was a American Politician. Taber was born in Dover, Dutchess County, New York. He was a member of the state assembly in 1860 and 1861. He assisted in organizing the Long Island North Shore Transportation Company in 1861 and served as its president. He was a director of the Long Island Railroad Company and president of the Roslyn Savings Bank in 1876. Steven was elected as a Democrat to the 39th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869) and was not reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=T000002]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Nelson Taylor Visualize "(June 8th, 1821 -- January 16, 1894) Nelson Taylor was a soldier, businessmen, public servant, president of a board of trustees, sheriff, lawyer, general, and American politician. Taylor was born in South Norwalk Connecticut and moved to California and then New York City in 1855. Taylor was a captain in the 1st Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry (August 1, 1846) and was honorably mustered out in September 18, 1848 in California. He was also commissioned colonel of the 77th Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry (July 23, 1861) and was brigadier general of Volunteers (September 7, 1862 - January 19, 1863) when he resigned from service. Taylor was a member of the California State senate ( 1850 - 1856), was a president of a board of trustees on the State insane asylum (1850-1856), elected sheriff of San Joaquin County (1855) and studied law. He was admitted to the bar in in 1860. He served several times as city attorney in South Norwalk, Connecticut. He was not successful as a Democratic candidate in the 37th congress or for the 40th Congress. He was elected as a Democrat to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=T000096]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry H. Van Aernam Visualize "(March 11, 1819 -- June 1, 1894) Henry Van Aernam was a doctor, surgeon in the army, commissioner, and American politician. Van Aernam was born in Marcellus, Onondaga County, New York. He was a member of the State assembly in 1858 and served in the Union Army as a surgeon in the 154th regiment New York Volunteer Infantry (September 26, 1862 - November 5, 1864). He was appointed as Commissioner of Pensions from May 1, 1869 until May 31, 1871. He was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, 46th, and 47th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869 and March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1883). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=V000010]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Burt Van Horn Visualize "(October 28, 1823 -- April 1, 1896) Burt Van Horn was a farmer, manufacturer, public servant, collector of internal revenue, engaged in loaning of money, and American Politician. Van Horn was born in Newfane, Niagara County, New York. Burt was a member of the State assembly (1858 -1860) and was a collector of internal revenue at Rochester New York (1877-1882). He was elected as a Republican to the 37th, 39th, and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863 and March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869) was not a candidate for renomination in 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=V000040]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Hamilton Ward Sr. Visualize "(July 3, 1829 -- December 28 1898) Hamilton Ward was a lawyer, commissioner, public servant, attorney general, judge, and American politician. Ward was born in Salisbury, Herkimer County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851. He was a district attorney of Allegany County (1856 - 1859 and 1862 - 1865), appointed by the governor as commissioner to raise and equip troops for the Civil War (1862), delegate to most of the state conventions from 1858 to 1890, member of the state constitutional commission in 1890, and was appointed and elected justice of the State supreme court (1891 to his death). Ward was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1871), where he was chairmen on the Committee on Revolutionary claims (40th Congress). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=W000133]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Charles H. Winfield Visualize (22 April, 1822 -- 10 June, 1888) Winfield was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Crawford, N.Y., Winfield studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. From 1850 to 1856, Winfield was the district attorney for Orange County. Winfield was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)