New York Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 33 of 329 people who took part.

Members (33):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Alexander H. Bailey Visualize "(August 14, 1817 -- April 20, 1874) Alexander Hamilton Bailey was a(n) lawyer, examiner in chancery, justice of the peace, public servant, judge, and American Politician. He was born in Minisink, New York. Hamilton studied law and was admitted to the bar. He served as examiner in chancery of Greene County (1840 -1842), justice of the peace of the town of Catskill, member of the State assembly (1849), judge of Green County (1851 -1855), served in the State senate (1861 -1864), and Judge of Oneida County Court (1871 - His death April 20, 1874). Bailey was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by Roscoe Conkling's resignation and was reelected to the 41st Congress (November 30, 1867 - March 3, 1871). During his time on Congress he served as chairman on the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the State (41st Congress). Bailey was not a successful candidate for reelection in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B000034]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Demas Barnes Visualize "(April 4, 1827 -- May 1, 1888) Demas Barnes was a(n) merchant, drug merchant, studier of mineral resources, author, publisher, member of a board of education, and American politician. He was born in Gorham Township, Ontario County, New York. He studied mineral resources of Colorado, Nevada, and California, and wrote and published articles about his experience. He established and edited the Brooklyn Argus (1873), member of the board of education, and was one of the original trustees of the Brooklyn Bridge. He was elected as a Democrat to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869) and was not elected in 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B000156]" 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 (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
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 (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
John C. Churchill Visualize "(January 17, 1821 -- June 4, 1905) John Charles Churchill was a(n) teacher, tutor, lawyer, member of a board of education, judge, commissioner, and American politician. He was born in Mooers, Clinton County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. John was a member of the Oswego Board of Education (1853-1856), president of the Oswego Board of Education (1879 & 1880), Member of the board of supervisors of Oswego County (1854 & 1855), prosecuting attorney (1857 -1860), judge of Oswego County (1860 -1864), and was appointed associate justice of the supreme court of New York to fill a vacancy and was reelected (January 17, 1881 - December 31, 1891). Churchill was appointed by Governor Morgan commissioner to superintend the draft for Oswego county (1862 and 1863), was an unsuccessful candidate for secretary of state of New York (1877), and delegate to the Republican National convention (1876). Churchill was elected as a Republican to the 40th and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871) where he served as chairman on the Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings (41st Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000392]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
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 (The Road to Civil War) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas Cornell Visualize "(January 27, 1814 -- March 30, 1890) Thomas Cornell was a(n) engager of steamboat transportation, banker, soldier, public servant, and American politician. He was born in White Plains, New York. Corness was a major in the New York Militia during the Civil War and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention (1884). He was elected as a Republican to the 40th and 47th Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869 & March 4, 1881 - March 4, 1883) and was not elected in 1868 and 1882. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000783]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Orange Ferriss Visualize "(November 26, 1814 -- April 11, 1894). Orange Ferriss was a(n) lawyer, justice of the peace, inspector of public schools, corporation clerk, judge, surrogate, commissioner, auditor, and American politician. He was born in Glens Falls, Warren County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Ferriss was a justice of the peace (1838 -1841 & 1845-1848), inspector of public schools (1839 & 1840), corporation clerk (1839 - 1842), county judge and surrogate of Warren County (1851 - 1863). Orange also was appointed by President Grant as commissioner of southern claims (1871 -1877) and was 2nd Auditor of the Treasury (May 12, 1880 - June 19th, 1885). He was elected as a Republican to the 40th and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871) and served as chairman on the Committee on Mines and Mining (41st Congress). Ferriss was not elected in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=F000093]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William C. Fields Visualize "(February 13, 1804 -- October 27, 1882) William Craig Fields was a(n) merchant, manufacturer of cotton and linen goods, justice of the peace, clerk, supervisor, and American politician. He was born in New York City. He was a justice of the peace for 16 years, clerk of Otsego County (1852 - 1855), and supervisor of Otsego County (1865 & 1866). Fields was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (1867 - March 3, 1869). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=F000112]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
John Fox Visualize "(June 30, 1835 -- January 17, 1914) John Fox is a(n) master block maker, member of a board of aldermen, supervisor, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Fredericktown, New Brunswick, Canada and moved to New York City. He served as a member of the board of alderman, supervisor of New York City (1863 - 1864), supervisor of New York County (1864), member of the state senate (1874-1878), and president of the National Democratic Club (1894 - 1910). Fox was elected as a Democrat to the 40th and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871) and declined to be run again in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present'. available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=F000331]" 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 (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , 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 (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
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 (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William H. Kelsey Visualize "(October 2, 1812 -- April 20, 1879) William Henry Kelsey was a(n) lawyer, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Smyrna, Chenango County, New York. Kelsey studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. He served as a surrogate of Livingston County (1840-1844) and district attorney of Livingston County (1850 - 1853). William was elected as a Opposition Party to the 34th Congress and was elected as a Republican to the 35th, 40th, and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1859 & March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871) and was not elected in 1858. During Kelsey's time on Congress, he served as chairman on the Committee on Engraving (34th Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present'. available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=K000080]" 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 (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
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 (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William S. Lincoln Visualize "(August 13, 1813 --- April 21, 1893) William Slosson Lincoln was a(n) lawyer, merchant, manufacturer of leather, postmaster, supervisor, justice of the peace, and American politician. Lincoln was born in Berkshire, Tioga County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. William was postmaster of Newark Valley (September 20, 1838 - February 24, 1841 & December 19, 1844 - September 19,1866). supervisor (1841, 1844, 1865, 1866) and justice of the peace (1852 & 1855). Lincoln was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869) and was not a candidate for reelection. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present'. available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=L000317]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
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 (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Dennis McCarthy Visualize "(March 19, 1814 -- February 14, 1886) Dennis McCarthy was a(n) manufacturer of salt, public servant, mayor, lieutenant governor, and American politician. He was born in Salina, New York. Dennis was a member of the New York state assembly (1846), mayor of Syracuse, New York (1853), served as a member in the New York state senate (1876-1885), president of the senate of New York (1885), and lieutenant governor of New York (January 6, 1885 - January 1, 1886). McCarthy was elected as a Republican to the 40th and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871) and was not elected in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present'. available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000310]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
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 (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
John Morrissey Visualize "(February 12, 1831 -- May 1, 1878) John Morrissey was a(n) molder, proprietor of gambling houses, champion heavy weight boxer of the world, owner of the Saratoga Race Course, public servant, and American politician. He was born in County Tipperary, Ireland, and moved to South Troy, New York. Morrissey was a member of the State senate (1875 and 1877 - his death may 1, 1878). John was a elected as a Democrat to the 40th and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871) and was not reelected in 1863. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present'. available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M001001]" 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 (The Road to Civil War) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
John V. L. Pruyn Visualize "(June 22, 1811 -- November 21, 1877) John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn was a(n) lawyer, public servant, regent of a university, chancellor, and American politician. Pruyn was born in Albany, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1832. John was a regent of the University of the State of New York, member of the state senate (1861), and Chancellor of the University of the State of New York (1868 - his death November 21, 1877). Pruyn was elected as a Democrat to the 38th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by Erastus Corning's resignation (December 7, 1863 - March 3, 1865) and to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869). He was not successful for election in 1854, 1864, and 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present'. available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=P000554]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William H. Robertson Visualize "(October 10, 1823 -- December 6, 1898) William Henry Robertson was a(n) lawyer, public servant, judge, inspector of a militia, collector of port, and American politician. He was born in Bedford, New York. William studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. Robertson served as a member of the State assembly (1849 and 1850), State senate (1854, 1855, 1889, & 1889), President pro tempore of the state senate (1874-1881), and an unsuccessful candidate for governor (1872 and 1879). He was an inspector of the 7th Brigade New York State Militia (1860 -1866) and collector of the port of New York (1881 - 1885). William was elected as Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869) and was no reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=R000328]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William E. Robinson Visualize "(May 6, 1814 -- January 23, 1892) William Erigena Robinson was a(n), lecturer, assistant editor, writer, lawyer, assessor of internal revenue, and American politician. He was born in Unagh, County Tyrone, Ireland and moved to New York City in November 1836. William studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1854. He was an assistant editor of the New York Tribune (1843), wrote under the name of Richelieu for other papers, and appointed by President Lincoln as assessor of internal revenue for the 3rd district of New York (1862). Robinson was elected as a Democrat to the 40th, 47th, and 48th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869 & March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1885). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=R000355]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Lewis Selye Visualize "(June 11, 1803 -- January 27, 1883) Lewis Selye was a(n) blacksmith, manufacturer of iron, member of a board of supervisors, alderman, member of a common council, county treasurer, establisher of a newspaper, trustee of a bank, and American politician. He was born in Chittenango, Madison County, New York. Lewis served as a member of the Board of Supervisors of Monrow County, alderman (1841), member of the common council (1843, 1856, and 1871), county treasurer of Monroe County (1848 -1851 & 1854), established the Rochester Daily Chronicle (1870), and trustee of the Monroe County Savings Bank. Selye was elected as an Independent Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1868). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=S000237]" New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas E. Stewart Visualize "(September 22, 1824 -- January 9, 1904) Thomas Elliot Stewart was a(n) lawyer, member of a board of education, public servant, park commissioner, and American politician. He was born in New York City. Stewart studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. He was a member of the board of education (1854), served in the state assembly (1865 & 1866), member of the Republican State Committee (1866 - 1868), was chairman of the Liberal Republican general committee of New York City (1872), and park commissioner of New York City (1874-1876). Thomas was elected as a Conservative Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - 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=S000920]" 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 (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , 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 (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
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 (The Road to Civil War) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles H. Van Wyck Visualize "(May 10, 1824 -- October 24, 1895) Charles Henry Van Wyck was a(n), lawyer, public servant, soldier, general, farmer, and American politician. He was born in Poughkeepsie, Duchess County, New York and Moved to Nebraska in 1874. Van Wyck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. He was a district attorney (1850-1856), delegate to the Nebraska state constitutional convention (1875), elected to the Nebraska state senate (1877, 1879, and 1881), and was an unsuccessful Populist governor of Nebraska (1892). Charles served in the Union Army as colonel of the 56th Regiment New York Volunteers, and brigadier general for services during the war. Van Wyck was elected as a Republican from New York to the 36th, 37th, 40th Congresses (March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1864 & March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869). He also contested the election of George W. Green to the 41st Congress (February 17, 1870 - March 3, 1871). Charles was also elected as a Republicans from Nebraska to the United States Senate (March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1887) and was not reelected. During his time on Congress, he served as chairman on the Committee on Mileage (36th Congress), on the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions (37th Congress), as chairman on the Committee on the Mississippi River and Tributaries (47th Congress), and as a member on the Committee on the Improvement of the Mississippi River and Tributaries (48th and 49th Congresses). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=V000067]" New York Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
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 (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Fernando Wood Visualize "(June 14, 1812 -- February 14, 1881) Fernando Wood was a(n) shipping merchant, dispatch agent at a port, mayor, and American politician. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and moved to New York City in 1820. Wood was appointed by Secretary of State Calhoun as dispatch agent for the State department at the port of New York and reappointed to that position by Secretary of State Buchanan (1844 - 1847). Fernando was an unsuccessful candidate for mayor of New York City (1850) and mayor of New York City (1855 -1858, 1861, & 1862). Wood was elected as a Democrat to the 27th, 38th, 40th, 41st, 42nd, 43rd, 44th, 45th, 46th, and 47th Congresses (March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 & March 4, 1863 - March 4, 1865 & March 4, 1867 - his death February 14, 1881). He was not elected in 1841 and 1864. In his time in Congress, he served as chairman on the Committee on Ways and Means (45th and 46th Congresses). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=W000694] New York Delegation (This negotiation)