Florida 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
Charles M. Hamilton Visualize "(November 1, 1840 -- October 22, 1875) Charles Memorial Hamilton was a(n) lawyer, soldier, postmaster, collector of customs, and American politician. Hamilton was born in Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania and was transferred to Marianna, Florida. Hamilton studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1867. He served in the Union Army in 1861 in the Company A, 5th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, was appointed judge advocate of the general court-martial and general pass officer for the Army of the Potomac, served on the staff of the Military Governor of D.C, and was appointed senior major general of Florida Militia in 1871. Charles was also postmaster of Jacksonville Florida (July 27,1871 - March 1, 1872) and was appointed collector of customs at Key West, Florida (February 1873). Hamilton was elected as a Republican to the 40th and 41st Congresses (July 1, 1868 - 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=H000105]" Florida Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas W. Osborn Visualize "(March 9, 1833 -- December 18, 1898) Thomas Ward Osborn was a(n) lawyer, soldier, assistant commissioner, register in bankruptcy, public servant, and American politician. Osborn was born in Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey and moved to Tallahassee Florida. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1861. He served in the Union Army in 1861 as a lieutenant, captain, major, and colonel of Battery D First Regiment of the New York Light Artillery. He was appointed assistant commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees and Freedmen for Florida (1865-1866), register in bankruptcy (1867), and United States commissioner at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1876). Thomas also was a member of the State constitutional convention in 1868 and served on the State senate. He was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate (June 25, 1868 -- March 3, 1873) and was not reelected. [Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=O000109]" Florida Delegation (This negotiation)
Adonijah Welch Visualize "(April 12, 1821 -- March 14, 1889) Adonijah Strong Welch was a(n) lawyer, principal, trustee of a college, orange grower, commissioner, professor, author, and American politician. Welch was born in East Hampton, Connecticut, and moved to Michigan, and then Pensacola, Florida in 1865. Adonijah studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. He was a high school principal (1847-1849), principal of the Michigan State Normal School in Ypsilanti, Michigan (1851-1865), trustee of the Michigan Agricultural College at East Lansing, nominated to presidency of the Iowa State Agricultural College at Ames, Iowa (1869-1883) and was a commissioner to inspect foreign colleges of agriculture (1885-1889). Welch was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate (June 17, 1868 - March 3, 1869) and declined renomination. [Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=W000261]" Florida Delegation (This negotiation)