Missouri Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 13 of 329 people who took part.

Members (13):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
George W. Anderson Visualize "(May 22, 1832 -- February 26, 1902) George Washington Anderson was a lawyer, public servant, soldier, and an American politician. Anderson was born in Jefferson County, Tennessee and moved to St. Louis Missouri in 1853. George studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1854. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1859 and 1860 and a member of the State senate in 1862. During the Civil War he was captain of Company A, Pike County, Home Guards, he was elected colonel of the regiment and served until September 3, 1861 when it was disbanded. He also served as colonel of the 49th Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia (August 13, 1862 - January 1863 and September 29, 1864 to December 1, 1864). He was elected as a Republican to the 39th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869) where he was chairman on the Committee on Mileage (39th and 40th Congresses). He declined to be 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=A000188]" Missouri Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
John F. Benjamin Visualize "(January 23, 1817 -- March 8, 1877) John Forbes Benjamin was a lawyer, public servant, soldier, provost marshal, banker, and American politician. Benjamin was born in Cicero, Onondaga, New York and moved to Missouri in 1848. John studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. He was a member of the State house of representatives (1850-1852), presidential elector on the Democratic Ticket in 1856, and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1864. He entered into the Union Army as a private in 1861 and was promoted to the ranks of captain, major, lieutenant colonel, and brigadier general. He was also a provost marshal of the Eighth district of Missouri in 1863 and 1864. Benjamin was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, and 41st Congresses where he served as a chairman on the Committee on Invalid Pensions (41st Congress). He was unsuccessful for reelection in 1870 and 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B000364]" Missouri Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles D. Drake Visualize "(April 11, 1811 -- April 1, 1892) Charles Daniel Drake was a(n) lawyer, midshipman, public servant, judge, and American politician. Drake was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to St. Louis in 1834. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. He was appointed midshipman in the United States Navy (1825 - 1829), member of the state house of representatives (1859-1860), member of the State constitutional convention (1865), and appointed chief justice of the Court of Claims (1870 - 1885). Charles was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate (March 4, 1867 - December 19, 1870) where he served as chairman on the Committee on Education. He resigned from the Senate to accept a judicial position. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=D000484]" Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
Joseph J. Gravely Visualize "(September 25, 1828 -- April 28, 1872) Joseph Jackson Gravely was a(n) farmer, lieutenant governor, teacher, lawyer, public servant, soldier, and American politician. Joseph was born close to Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia and moved to Missouri in 1854. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. Gravely was a member of the the Virginia state house of representatives (1853 and 1854), delegate to the Missouri state constitutional convention (1860), and served in the State senate (1862 and 1864). He served in the Union Army as colonel of the 8th Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Cavalry and was lieutenant governor of Missouri (1871 and 1872). Joseph was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=G000389]" Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
John B. Henderson Visualize (16 November, 1826 -- 12 April, 1913) Henderson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Pittsylvania County, Va., Henderson moved with his parents to Missouri and studied on his own while a farm hand, passing the bar in 1844. Henderson was a member of the State house of representatives and was appointed and subsequently elected to the United States Senate as a Unionist to fill the vacancy caused by the expulsion of Trusten Polk. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Missouri Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Missouri Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Missouri Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
Benjamin F. Loan Visualize (4 October, 1819 --- 30 March, 1881) Loan was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Breckinridge County, Ky., Loan studied law until he moved to Missouri in 1838 and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Loan was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress and 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] Missouri Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Missouri Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
Joseph W. McClurg Visualize (22 February, 1818 -- 2 December, 1900) McClurg was an American lawyer and politician. Born in St. Louis County, Mo., McClurg moved to Texas in 1839 and studied law until bar admission there. McClurg returned to Missouri in 1841, served in the Civil War, and was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress. McClurg was reelected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Congresses and served from March 3rd, 1863 until his resignation in July 1868 to serve as governor of Missouri. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Missouri Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Missouri Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
James M. McCormick Visualize "(August 1, 1824 -- May 19, 1897) James Robinson McCormick was a(n) surgeon, public servant, general, and American politician. He was born near Irondale, Washington County, Missouri. James was a delegate to the state constitutional convention (1861) and served in the state senate (1862 & 1866). He also served in the Union Army as a surgeon in the 6th Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry, Union Army, and was brigadier general of militia in 1863. McCormick was elected as a Republican to the 40th, 41st, and 42nd Congresses (December 17, 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=M000367]" Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
Carman A. Newcomb Visualize "(July 1, 1830 -- April 6, 1902) Carman Adam Newcomb was a(n) lawyer, judge, soldier, public servant, United States Marshal, census enumerator, and American politician. Newcomb was born in Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania and moved to Iowa and Moved to Vineland, Jefferson County, Missouri. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. Carman was a judge of the circuit court of Fayette County, Iowa, member of the Missouri state house of representatives (1865 and 1866), U.S. marshal for the eastern district of Missouri (1869 - 1875), and was a census enumerator of St. Louis, Missouri (1870). He served in the Civil War as a captain of Company F, Third Regiment, Iowa Volunteer Infantry (June 18, 1861 - April 8, 1862). Carman was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - 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=N000065]" Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas E. Noell Visualize "(April 3, 1839 -- October 3, 1867) Thomas Estes Noell was a lawyer, soldier, military commissioner, and American politician. Noell was born in Perryville, Perry County, Missouri. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1858. He was appointed, during the Civil War, as a military commissioner (1861), served as a major in the State militia (July 1861 - April 1862), appointed captain unassigned in Company C 19th infantry of the United States Army from April 1, 1862 to February 20,1865 when he resigned to take his seat in Congress. He was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress, was reelected as a Democrat to the 40th Congress, and served from March 4, 1865 until his death in 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=N000123]" Missouri Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
William A. Pile Visualize "(February 11, 1829 -- July 7, 1889) William Anderson Pile was a(n) minister, member of a conference, soldier, general, governor, Minister Resident, and American politician. He was born close to Indianapolis, Indiana and moved to Missouri. He studied theology and was made a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was a member of the Missouri conference, governor of New Mexico, and Minister Resident to Venezuela (1871 - 1874). Pile served in the Union Army as chaplain of the 1st Regiment Missouri Light Artillery (June 12, 1861), lieutenant colonel of the 33rd Regiment of Missouri Infantry (September 5, 1862), colonel (December 23, 1862), brigadier general of Volunteers (December 26, 1863) and major general (April 9, 1865). William was a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1896) and unsuccessful for reelection in 1868. During his time on Congress, he served as chairman on the Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (40th Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=P000350]" Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
John H. Stover Visualize "(April 24, 1833 -- October 27, 1889) John Hubler Stover was a(n) lawyer, public servant, soldier, engager in real estate, and American politician. He was born in Aaronsburg, Center County, Pennsylvania and moved to Versailles, Morgan County, Missouri. Stover studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1857. He served in the Union Army as a private (1861), then captain, major, and then colonel of the 184th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He served as district attorney of Morgan County (1866 - 1868) and delegate to the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia (1876). John was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Joseph W. McClurg (December 7, 1868 - March 3, 1869) and was not elected in the 1868 or 1876 election. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=S000983]" Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)
Robert T. Van Horn Visualize "(May 19, 1824 -- January 3, 1916) Robert Thompson Van Horn was a printer, lawyer, member of a board of aldermen, postmaster, editor, mayor, soldier, collector of internal revenue, and American politician. Van horn was born in East Mahoning, Indiana County, Pennsylvania and moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1855. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. He was a member of the board of aldermen in 1857, was postmaster of Kansas City (1857-1861), and established the Kansas City Journal. He was elected Mayor of Kansas City in 1861 and 1864. He enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War and served as lieutenant colonel of the 25th Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry. He served as a member of the State senate (1862-1864), was chairmen of the Republican State central committee (1874-1876), was a collector of internal revenue for the 6th district of Missouri (1875-1881), was a delegate to the Republican National conventions in 1864, 1868, 1872, 1876, 1880, and 1884, and was part of the Republican National Committee in 1872 and 1884. Van Horn was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, 41st, and 47th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1871 and March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1883), and was not a candidate for renomination in 1870 or 1896. He successfully contested the election of John c. Tarsney to the 54th Congress and served from February 27, 1896 to March 3, 1897. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=V000042]" Missouri Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Missouri Delegation (This negotiation)