Kansas Delegation

This is one of the 50 delegations in the convention, accounting for 10 of 713 people who took part.

Members (10):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Alexander Caldwell Visualize (March 1, 1830 — May 19, 1917) Caldwell was a banker, businessman, and politician. Alexander Caldwell was born in Pennsylvania, where he lived until 1861. In 1847, Caldwell enlisted as a private in the Mexican War. After the war, he moved back to Pennsylvania, where he pursued business interests in banking. Caldwell moved to Kansas in 1861 and worked in the transportation of military supplied and built railroads. He was elected as a Republican to the Forty-Second Congress, and served in the Senate from March 4, 1871 to 1873, when he resigned. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/C000027] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)
Sidney Clarke Visualize "(October 16, 1831 -- June 18, 1909) Sidney Clarke was a publisher, soldier, railroad builder, and American politician. Clarke was born in Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts and moved to Lawrence, Kansas in 1859. He published the Southbridge Press in 1854. He enlisted as a volunteer during the Civil War. He was appointed assistant adjutant general of Volunteers by President Lincoln (February 9, 1863), was a captain, and assistant provost marshal general for Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, and Dakota. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1879, where he served as speaker. He served as the chairman of the statehood executive committee in Oklahoma. Sidney was also part of the Territorial Council of Oklahoma from 1898-1902. He was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1871), where he served as chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs (41st Congress). He was not re-elected in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000470]" Kansas Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Kansas Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)
Stephen A. Cobb Visualize (June 17, 1833 — August 24, 1878) Cobb was an American politician and lawyer. Stephen Cobb was born in Somerset County, Maine, and moved to Minnesota in 1850 with his father. He attended college in Wisconsin and eventually graduated from Brown University, in Rhode Island in 1858. After graduating, Cobb moved to Kansas and practiced law. After serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, he served as Mayor of Wyandotte (1862, 1868), member of the State Senate (1862, 1869-1870), and member of the State House of Representatives (1872). Cobb was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/C000551] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)
Robert Crozier Visualize (October 13, 1827 — October 2, 1895) Crozier was a lawyer, judge, and politician. Robert Crozier was born in Ohio and lived there until he moved to Kansas in 1856. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. After settling in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1856, Crozier established the Leavenworth Daily Times while practicing law. He served as a member of the Territorial Council from 1857 to 1858, and he was appointed by President Lincoln as the United States Attorney for the District of Kansas. After resigning as U. S. Attorney, he served as the Chief Justice to the Kansas Supreme Court (1864-1867). Crozier was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate after Alexander Caldwell resigned. He served in Congress from November 24, 1873 to February 12, 1874. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/C000952] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)
James M. Harvey Visualize (September 21, 1833 — April 15, 1894) Harvey was a civil engineer, businessman, and politician. James Harvey was born in Monroe County, Virginia (now in West Virginia) and moved to Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa during his elementary education years. Harvey moved to Kansas in 1859 and worked in agriculture until the Civil War. He enlisted as a captain to the Union Army and served until 1864. After the war, Harvey served as a member of the State House of Representatives (1865-1866) and the State Senate (1867-1868). Additionally, he served as Governor of Kansas from 1869 to 1873. Harvey was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from February 2, 1874 to March 3, 1877. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/H000307] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)
John J. Ingalls Visualize (December 29, 1833 — August 16, 1900) Ingalls was a lawyer, judge, and politician. John Ingalls was born in Essex County, Massachusetts and stayed in Massachusetts until he moved to Kansas in 1858. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1857. After moving to Kansas, Ingalls served as a member of the State constitutional convention in 1859, and secretary of the Territorial Council in 1860. After the Civil War, he served in the State Senate. Ingalls was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1891. After retiring from Congress, Ingalls pursued interests in journalism, literature, and farming until his death. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/I000012] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)
David P. Lowe Visualize (August 22, 1823 — April 10, 1882) Lowe was an American politician, lawyer, and judge. David Lowe was born in Oneida County, New York and moved to Ohio early in life. He graduated from the Cincinnati Law College and was admitted to the bar in 1851. He moved to Kansas in 1861 and served as in the State Senate from 1863 to 1864. Before being elected as a Republican to the Forty-Second and Forty-Third Congresses, Lowe served as a judge to the sixth judicial district for four years, from 1867 to 1871. He served as a Representative from Kansas in the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1875. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/L000473] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)
William A. Phillips Visualize (January 14, 1824 — November 30, 1893) Phillips was a businessman, lawyer, and politician. William Phillips was born in Paisley, Scotland and immigrated to the United States in 1838 with his parents. Phillips and his family settled in Illinois, where he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1855. After moving to Kansas, Phillips became the first justice of the State Supreme Court under the Leavenworth Constitution, and he helped establish the city of Salina, Kansas. During the Civil War, Phillips was among the first troops in Kansas. After the war, he served in the State House of Representatives in 1865. Phillips was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1879. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/P000315] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)
Samuel C. Pomeroy Visualize (3 January, 1816 -- 27 August, 1891) Pomeroy was an American businessman and lawyer. He was born in Southampton, Mass., and moved to Kansas in 1854. Upon the admission of Kansas as a State into the Union, Pomeroy was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and was reelected in 1867 and served from April 4, 1861 to March 3, 1873. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kansas Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Kansas Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Kansas Delegation (This negotiation) , Kansas Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Kansas Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Edmund G. Ross Visualize "(December 7, 1826 -- May 8, 1907) Edmund Gibson Ross was a(n) printer, publisher, public servant, promoter/director of a railway, soldier, editor, governor, and American politician. Ross was born in Ashland County, Ohio and moved to Topeka, Kansas in 1856. He published the Topeka Tribune (1856-1858), established the Kansas State Record (1859), edited the Kansas Tribune (1865-1866), and published several newspapers (1871 - 1893). He helped lead the 'free state' movement, was member of the State constitutional convention (1859-1861), promoted and directed Atchinson, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor (1880) and was appointed governor of the Territory of New Mexico by President Cleveland (1885 - 1889). Ross also served in the Union Army as a private (1862) and mustered out as a Major (1865). Edmund was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Lane (July 19, 1866 - March 3, 1871) and was not successful for reelection. During his time on the Senate he was Chairman on the Committee on Enrolled Bills (40th Congress), on the Committee on Engrossed Bills (41st Congress), and whose vote against conviction in the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson (1868) was considered one of the the essential votes for his acquittal. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=R000445]" Kansas Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Kansas Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)