Pennsylvania Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 29 of 329 people who took part.

Members (29):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Benjamin M. Boyer Visualize "(January 22, 1823 -- August 16, 1887) Benjamin Markley Boyer was a lawyer, judge, and American politician. Boyer was born in Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. He was a deputy attorney general of Montgomery County (1848-1850) and was appointed judge of Montgomery County Court (1882 until his death 1887). Boyer was elected as a Democrat to the 39th and 40th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869), and was not reelected in 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B000723]" Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
John M. Broomall Visualize (19 January, 1816 -- June 3, 1894) Broomall was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. Born in Delaware County, Pa., Broomall studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Broomall was a member of the State house of representatives in 1851 and also 1852. In the Civil War, Broomall was captain of Company C, Twenty-ninth Regiment. Broomall elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. Later, Broomall participated in the State constitutional convention in 1874. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles R. Buckalew Visualize (28 December, 1821 -- 19 May, 1899) Buckalew was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Fishing Creek Township, Columbia County, Pa., Buckalew studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Buckalew was a member of the State senate from 1850 to 1853 and later from 1857 to 1858 and 1869. Buckalew was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1862. Later, Buckalew was elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry L. Cake Visualize "(October 6, 1827 -- August 26, 1899) Henry Lutz Cake was a(n) printer, publisher, soldier, miner and shipper of anthracite coal, and American politician. He was close to Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Lutz published the Pottsville Mining Record (until 1861). He served in the Union Army (April 17, 1861) as 2nd lieutenant, colonel of the 25th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (May 1, 1861), reorganized the regiment, commanded the 96th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (September 23, 1861 - March 12, 1863). Cake 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 Accounts (41st Congress). Cake was not reelected in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000024]" Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Simon Cameron Visualize "(March 8, 1799 -- June 26, 1889) Simon Cameron was a(n) printer, owner and editor of a newspaper, cashier at a bank, president of two railroad companies, general, Public servant, secretary of war, minister, and American politician. He was born in Maytown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Simon was adjutant general of Pennsylvania, Secretary of War in the Cabinet of President Lincoln (1861 -1862), United States Minister to Russia (1862), and unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination (1860). Cameron was elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by James Buchanan's resignation (March 13, 1845 - March 3, 1849). He was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate (March 4, 1857 - his resignation March 4, 1861). Cameron was again elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1867 and 1873 (March 4, 1867 - his resignation March 12, 1877). During Simon's time on the Senate he served as chairman on the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office (29th Congress), on the Committee on Public Buildings (29th Congress), on the Committee on District of Columbia (29th and 30th Congresses), on the Committee on Printing (30th Congress), as chairman on the Committee on Agriculture (40th and 41st Congresses), on the Committee on Foreign Relations (42nd - 45th Congresses), and on the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (42nd Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000068]" Pennsylvania Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
John Covode Visualize "(March 17, 1808 -- January 11, 1871) John Covode was a(n) farmer, manufacturer, public servant and American politician. He was born in West Fairfield, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Covode served as a delegate to the Union National Convention at Philadelphia (1866). He was elected as an Opposition Party to the 34th Congress and as a Republican to the 35th, 36th, 37th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1863 & March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869). Contested with Henry Roster the election to the 41st Congress and served (February 9, 1870 - his death January 11, 1871). During his time on Congress, he served as chairman on the Committee on Public Expenditures (37th Congress) and as chairman on the committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (40th Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000818]" Pennsylvania Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles Denison Visualize (23 January, 1818 -- 27 June, 1867) Denison was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Wyoming Valley, Pa., Denison studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Denison was elected as a Democrat 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] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Oliver J. Dickey Visualize "(April 6, 1823 -- April 21, 1876) Oliver James Dickey was a(n) lawyer, public servant, soldier, and American politician. He was born in Old Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Oliver studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. He was a district attorney of Lancaster County (1856 - 1859) and delegate to the state constitutional convention at Harrisburg (1873). Dickey served as a lieutenant colonel, during the Civil War, in the 10th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers. Oliver was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by Thaddeus Stevens' death, and was elected to the 41st and 42nd Congress (December 7, 1868 - March 3, 1873). Oliver was not reelected in 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=D000315]" Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Darwin A. Finney Visualize "(August 11, 1814 -- August 25, 1868) Darwin Asahel Finney was a(n) clerk, lawyer, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Shrewsbury, Rutland County, Vermont and moved to Meadville, Pennsylvania. Finney studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842. He was a member of the State senate (1856 - 1861). Darwin was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - his death August 25, 1868). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=F000136]" Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
J. Lawrence Getz Visualize "(September 14, 1821 -- December 25, 1891) James Lawrence Getz was a(n) founder of a gazette, lawyer, public servant, comptroller, and American politician. He was born in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. James studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. He was one of the founders of the Reading Gazette (1840), purchased the Jefferson Democrat, and then merged the two papers under the name of Reading Gazette and Democrat. Getz was a member of the State house of representatives (1856 and 1857), served as its speaker (1857), and was city comptroller of Reading, Pennsylvania (1888 - his death December 25, 1891). Getz was elected as a Democrat to the 40th, 41st, and 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1873) and was not reelected in 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=G000145]" Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Adam J. Glossbrenner Visualize "(August 31, 1810 -- March 1, 1889) Adam John Glossbrenner was a(n) printer, publisher, clerk, Sergeant at Arms, secretary, and American politician. Glossbrenner was born in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland and moved to York, Pennsylvania in 1829. He published the Wester Telegraph in Hamilton, Ohio; was a partner in the York Gazette (1835), and established the Philadelphia Age (1862). He was a clerk in, the State house of representatives (1836), House of Representatives during the 28th and 29th Congresses (1843 - 1847), and Department of State at Washington, D.C. (1848 - 1849). He was Sergeant at Arms of the house of Representatives (1850 - 1860) and private secretary to President Buchanan (1860 and 1861). Adam was elected as a democrat to the 39th and 40th congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869), and was not reelected in 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774- Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=G000242]" Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
William D. Kelley Visualize (12 April, 1814 -- 9 January, 1890) Kelley was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Kelley studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Kelley was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Pennsylvania Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
William H. Koontz Visualize "(July 15, 1830 -- July 4, 1911) William Henry Koontz was a(n) lawyer, public servant, counsel for a railroad, and American politician. He was born in Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. William studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851. Koontz was a district attorney for Somerset County (1853-1856), delegate to the Republican National Convention (1860), Prothonotary and clerk of the county court (1861 - 1868), member of the state house of representatives (1899-1902), and counsel for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company. Koontz successfully contested as a Republican the election of Alexander Coffroth to the 39th Congress and was elected to the 40th Congress (July 18, 1866 - March 3, 1869), was not reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=K000311]" Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
George V. Lawrence Visualize "(November 13, 1818 -- October 2, 1904) George Van Eman Lawrence was a(n) farmer, public servant, and American politician. Lawrence was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania. He served as member of the State house of representatives (1844, 1847, 1858, 1859, and 1893-1896) and as a member of the State senate (1849-1851, 1861-1863, 1875, 1876, and 1878). Lawrence also presided over the senate in 1863 and was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1872. George was elected as a republican to the 39th, 40, and 48th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869 and March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885) and was not reelected in 1868 or 1884. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=L000134]" Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Ulysses Mercur Visualize "(August 12, 1818 -- June 6, 1887) Ulysses Mercur was a(n) lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. Ulysses was born in Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Mercur studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. He was the presiding judge of the 13th judicial district of Pennsylvania (1861 - March 4, 1865) until he resigned, associate justice of the supreme court of Pennsylvania (1872-1883), and was appointed chief justice in 1883 until his death in 1887. Mercur also served as a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1856. He was elected as a republican to the 39th, 40th, 41st, and 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1865 - December 2, 1873), when he resigned to accept a judicial position. During his time on Congress, he served on the Committee on Private Land Claims (42nd Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000646]" Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
George F. Miller Visualize "(September 5, 1809 -- October 21, 1885) George Funston Miller was a(n) lawyer, member of a board of curators, scribe, secretary, president of a railroad, and American politician. Miller was born in Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Miller studied law and was admitted to the bar of Union County May 15, 1833. He was a member of a board of curators of the University at Lewisburg (1846-1882), scribe of curators (1847 - 1851), secretary of the board of trustees of Bucknell University (1848 - 1864), and president of the Lewisburg, Centre & Spruce Creek Railroad. George was elected as a Republican to the 39th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000726]" Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
James K. Moorhead Visualize (7 September, 1806 -- 6 March, 1884) Moorhead was an American businessman and politician. Born in Halifax, Dauphin County, Pa., Moorhead projected and established the first passenger packet line on the Pennsylvania Canal in 1835. Moorhead was the President of Monongahela Navigation Canal for twenty-one years and the President of Atlantic & Ohio Telegraph Co. Moorhead was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Pennsylvania Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Daniel J. Morrell Visualize "(August 8, 1821 -- August 20, 1885) Daniel Johnson Morrell was a(n) clerk, merchant, manager of an iron company, president of a gas and water company, president of a bank, public servant, and American politician. He was born in North Berwick, York County, Maine and moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Morell was a president of the First National Bank of Johnstown (1863 - 1884), president of the city council, and commissioner to the Paris Exposition (1878). Morrell 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 Manufacturers (40th and 41st Congresses). Daniel was not elected in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000964]" Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Leonard Myers Visualize (13 November, 1827 -- 11 February, 1905) Myers was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician. Born in Bucks County, Pa., Myers studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. During the Civil War, Myers was major of the Ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia. Myers was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses and successfully contested a seat into the Forty-first Congress. Afterwards he was reelected into the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles O'Neill Visualize (21 March, 1821 -- 25 November, 1893) O'Neill was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., O'Neill studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. O'Neill served as a member of the State house of representatives from 1850 to 1852 and in 1860. O'Neill also served as a member of the State senate in 1853. O'Neill elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
S. Newton Pettis Visualize "(October 10, 1827 -- September 18, 1900) Solomon Newton Pettis was a(n) lawyer, minister, judge, and American politician. He was born in Lenox, Ashtabula County, Ohio and moved to Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Solomon studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. He was an associate justice of the Territory of Colorado (1861 and 1862) and was appointed Minister to Bolivia (September 4, 1878 - November 1, 1870). Pettis was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by Darwin Finney's death (December 7, 1868 - 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=P000274]" Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Samuel J. Randall Visualize (10 October, 1828 -- 13 April, 1890) Randall was an American politician, soldier, and businessman. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Randall served in various local positions like as a member of the common council of Philadelphia (1852-1855) and as a member of the State senate (1858 and 1859). Randall was a captain in the Union Army and was later promoted to provost marshal at Gettysburg. Randall was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Glenni W. Scofield Visualize (11 March, 1817 -- 30 August, 1891) Scofield was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Chautauqua County, N.Y., Scofield studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842, afterwards commencing practice in Pennsylvania. Scofield was a member of the State house of representatives from 1849 to 1851 and the State senate from 1857 to 1859. Scofield was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Thaddeus Stevens Visualize (4 April, 1792 -- 11 August, 1868) Stevens was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Caledonia County, Vt., Stevens moved to Pennsylvania in 1815. Afterwards, Stevens studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1816. Stevens was a member of the State house of representatives from 1833 to 1835, 1837, and 1841. Additionally, Stevens participated as a delegate in the State constitutional convention in 1838. Stevens was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses and later elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Pennsylvania Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Caleb N. Taylor Visualize "(July 27, 1813 -- November 12, 1887) Caleb Newbold Taylor was a(n) farmer, public servant, banker, president of a bank, and American politician. He was born close to Newportville, Bristol Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Caleb was a delegate to the Whig State convention at Harrisburg (1832), delegate to the Republican National Convention (1860), and president of the Farmers' National Bank of Bucks County (1875 - his death November 15, 1887) Taylor was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869) and successfully contested the election of John Reading to the 41st Congress (April 13, 1870 - March 3, 1871). Taylor was not elected in the 1848, 1850, and 1852 elections. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=T000068]" Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Daniel M. Van Auken Visualize "(January 15, 1826 -- November 7, 1908) Daniel Myers Van Auken was a(n) lawyer, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Montague, Sussex County, New Jersey and moved to Milford, Pennsylvania. Daniel studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1855. He was a prosecuting attorney of Pike County (1855 - 1859) and district attorney of Pike County (1893-1896 and 1899-1903). Van Auken was elected as a Democrat to the 40th and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871) and was not reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=V000014]" Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas Williams Visualize (28 August, 1806 -- 16 June, 1872) Williams was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., Williams studied law and was admitted to the bar 1828. Williams 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] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Stephen F. Wilson Visualize "(September 4, 1821 -- March 30, 1897) Stephen Fowler Wilson was a(n) lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. Wilson was born in Columbia, Pennsylvania. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He held several local offices, was a member of the State senate (1863 - 1865), and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1864. He was appointed as an additional judge of the 4th district of Pennsylvania to fill a vacancy (1871), elected additional judge and served ten years, appointed associate justice of the supreme court of the Territory of New Mexico by President Arthur (October 16, 1884), and president judge of the fourth judicial district of Pennsylvania (1887 - 1889). He was elected as a Republican to the 39th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=W000613]" Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
George W. Woodward Visualize "(March 26, 1809 -- May 10, 1875) George Washington Woodward was a(n) lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. He was born in Bethany, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. George studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1830. He was a delegate to the State constitutional convention (1837), delegate to the Democratic National Convention (1868), and delegate to the State constitution convention (1873). Woodward was president judge of the 4th judicial district (1841 - 1851), nominated by President Polk as a Supreme Court Justice but was not confirmed (1845), associate judge of the supreme court of Pennsylvania (1852 -1862), chief justice of the supreme court of Pennsylvania (1863-1867), and was not a successful candidate for president judge of the 11th judicial district (1870). He ran as a Democrat for governor (1863) and was not successful. George was elected as a Democrat to the 40th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by Charles Denison's death and was reelected to the 41st Congress (November 21, 1867 - March 3, 1871). Woodward was not elected as a United States Senator in 1845, and was unsuccessful in reelection in 1870 to the house. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=W000730]" Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)