Nebraska Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 3 of 329 people who took part.

Members (3):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
John Taffe Visualize "(January 30, 1827 -- March 14, 1884) John Taffe was a(n) lawyer, public servant, soldier, receiver of public land, and American politician. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and moved to Nebraska in 1856. Taffe studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was a member of the Territorial Council (1860 and 1861), served as president of that council, and was a receiver of the public land office in North Platte, Nebraska. John served in the Union Army and served as major in the 2nd Regiment Nebraska Volunteer Cavalry. Taffe was elected as a Republican to the 40th, 41st, and 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1873) and served as Chairman on the Committee on Territories (42nd Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=T000006]" Nebraska Delegation (This negotiation)
John M. Thayer Visualize "(January 24, 1820 -- March 19, 1906) John Milton Thayer was a(n) lawyer, editor of a journal, farmer, general, public servant, governor, and American politician. He was born in Bellingham, Massachusetts and moved to Nebraska in 1854. Thayer studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was editor of a journal, was a member of the territorial state senate (1860), delegate to the state constitutional convention (1860), member of the State constitutional convention (1866), and appointed by President Grant as Governor of the Territory of Wyoming (1875 - 1879), and Governor of Nebraska (1887 - 1891). Thayer served as a brigadier general and major general of the Territorial forces against Pawnee Indians (1855-1861). He also served in the Union Army as colonel, then general of the 1st Regiment Nebraska Volunteer Infantry and was a major general of Volunteers (1865). John was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate (March 1, 1867 - March 3, 1871) and served as chairman on the Committee on Enrolled Bills (41st Congress). He was not reelected in 1871. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=T000148]" Nebraska Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas W. Tipton Visualize "(August 5, 1817 -- November 25, 1899) Thomas Weston Tipton was a(n) lawyer, public servant, member of the Land Office, minister, accessor of internal revenue, and American politician. He was born in Cadiz, Ohio and moved to Brownsville, Nebraska (1859). Thomas studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. He was a member of the State house of representatives (1845), appointed to a position in the United States Land Office (1849-1852), member of the Nebraska constitutional convention (1859), member of the territorial council, assessor of internal revenue for Nebraska (1865), member of the state constitutional convention (1867), and was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Nebraska (1880). He was ordained a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church (1856) and served as a chaplain of the 1st Regiment Nebraska Volunteer Infantry (1861 - 1865) during the Civil war. Thomas was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and was reelected in 1869 (March 1, 1867 - March 3, 1875). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=T000286]" Nebraska Delegation (This negotiation)