Connecticut Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 6 of 329 people who took part.

Members (6):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
William H. Barnum Visualize "(September 17, 1818 -- April 30, 1889) William Henry Barnum was a(n) iron founder, public servant, and American politician. Barnum was born in Boston Corner, Columbia County, New York and moved to Connecticut. He was a member of the State house of representatives (1851-1852). Barnum was elected as a Democrat to the 40th, 41st, 42nd, 43rd, and 44th Congresses (March 4, 1867 - May 18,1876) when he resigned to become a Senator. He served as a Senator to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Orris S. Ferry (May 18, 1876 - March 3, 1879), where he served as chair for the Democratic National Committee (1876-1889). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B000166]" Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation)
James Dixon Visualize (5 August, 1814 -- 27 March, 1873) Dixon was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., Dixon was admitted to the bar in 1834. Dixon served in the State house of representatives from 1837-1838 and again in 1844. Dixon was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congress and was elected as a Republican to the Senate in 1856, reelected in 1863, serving from March 4, 1857 to March 3, 1869. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation) , Connecticut Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Connecticut Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Connecticut Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Orris S. Ferry Visualize "(August 15, 1823 -- November 21, 1875) Orris Sanford Ferry was a(n) lawyer, judge, public servant, soldier, general, and American politician. Ferry was born in Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Orris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. He served as judge of probate (1849), a member of the State senate (1855-1856), and prosecuting attorney for Fairfield County (1856-1859). Ferry served in the Union Army in 1861 as a colonel of the 5th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer infantry and brigadier general of United States Volunteers (1862-1865). He was elected as a Republican to the 36th Congress (March 4, 1859- March 3, 1861) and was not successful in the 35th or 37th Congress. He was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1866 and was reelected in 1873 (March 4, 1867 - his death November 21, 1875), serving as chairman on the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses (41st Congress), Committee on Patents (42nd Congress - 44th Congress), on the Committee on Pensions (42nd Congress, and the Committee on Education and Labor (44th Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=F000094]" Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation)
Julius Hotchkiss Visualize "(July 11, 1810 -- December 23, 1878) Julius Hotchkiss was a(n) manufacturer, mayor, lieutenant governor, public servant, and American politician. Hotchkiss was born in Waterbury, Connecticut. He served as mayor of Waterbury (1852), as a member of the State house of representatives (1851 and 1858), and as lieutenant governor of Connecticut (1870). He was elected as a Democrat 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=H000809]" Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation)
Richard D. Hubbard Visualize "(September 7, 1818 -- February 28, 1884) Richard Dudley Hubbard was a(n) was a lawyer, public servant, governor, and American politician. Hubbard was born in Berlin, Hartford County, Connecticut. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842. He served as a member of the state house of representatives (1842, 1855, and 1858), was prosecuting attorney for Hartford County (1846-1868), and was Governor of Connecticut (1878 and 1879). Hubbard was elected as a Democrat to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869) and declined to run for reelection in 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000888]" Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry H. Starkweather Visualize "(April 29, 1826 -- January 28, 1876) Henry Howard Starkweather was a(n) lawyer, public servant, postmaster, and American politician. Starkweather was born in Preston, Connecticut. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. Henry served as a member of the state house of representatives (1856), as a delegate to the Republican National Convention (1860 and 1868), and as a postmaster of Norwich, Connecticut (1861-1865). Starkweather was elected as a Republican to the 40th, 41st, 42nd, 43rd, and 44th Congresses (March 4, 1867 - his death January 28, 1876), where he served as chairman on the Committee on District of Columbia (42nd Congress) [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=S000815]" Connecticut Delegation (This negotiation)