New York Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 59 of 449 people who took part.

Members (59):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Stephen Baker Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas J. Barr Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles L. Beale Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
George Briggs Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Martin Butterfield Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Luther C. Carter Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Jacob B. Chamberlain Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Ambrose W. Clark Visualize (19 February, 1810 -- 13 October, 1887) Clark was an American journalist and politician. Born in Cooperstown, N.Y., Clark was the publisher of the Otsego Journal (1831-1836) and the Northern New York Journal (1844-1860). Clark was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses, afterwards being appointed consul at Valparaiso by President Abraham Lincoln. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Horace F. Clark Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Clark B. Cochrane Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
John Cochrane Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Frederick A. Conkling Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Roscoe Conkling Visualize "(October 30, 1829 -- April 18, 1888) Roscoe Conkling was a lawyer, mayor, and American politician. Conkling was born in Albany, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. He was a district attorney for Oneida County in 1850 and a mayor of Utica in 1858. He also declined to accept a nomination to the United States Supreme Court in 1882. Conkling was elected as a Republican to the 36th, 37th, 39th, and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1863 and March 4, 1865 - March 4, 1867) until he resigned to become a Senator. During his time on the house, he served as chairman on the Committee on District of Columbia (37th Congress) and was not a successful candidate in 1862. Conkling was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and reelected in 1873 and 1879 (March 4, 1867 - May 16, 1881), until he resigned as a protest against federal appointments made in the New York State. He was not successful for reelection to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by his own resignation. During his time on the senate he served as Chairman on the Committee on Revision of the Laws of the United States (40th - 43rd Congresses), Committee on Commerce (44th, 45th, and 47th Congresses), and Committee on Engrossed Bills (46th and 47th Congresses). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000681]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Erastus Corning Visualize (14 December, 1794 -- 9 April, 1872) Corning was an American businessman and politician. Born in Norwich, Conn., Corning moved to New York in 1814 and established himself in the iron business. Corning was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress and later to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. Corning participated as a delegate to the delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Isaac C. Delaplaine Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Alexander S. Diven Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
R. Holland Duell Visualize (December 20, 1824 — February 11, 1891) Rodolphus Holland Duell was an American politician and lawyer. Duell was born in Warren, New York in 1824. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1945. Duell served in many capacities including district attorney of Cortland County (1850-1855), judge of Cortland County (1855-1859) and assessor of internal revenue (1869-1871). He was first elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1863. He was again elected to the Forty-Second Congress and served 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/D000513] New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Alfred Ely Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Reuben E. Fenton Visualize (4 July, 1819 -- 25 August, 1885) Fenton was an American lawyer, businessman, and politician. Born in Chautauqua County, N.Y., Fenton was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress and subsequently elected to the Thirty-fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses when he resigned to serve as Governor of New York. Afterwards, Fenton was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4th, 1869, until March 3rd, 1875. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Richard Franchot Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Augustus Frank Visualize (17 July, 1826 -- 29 April, 1895) Frank was an American businessman and politician. Born in Wyoming County, N.Y., Frank was the director and vice president of the Buffalo & New York City Railroad Co. Frank was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh, and Thirty-eighth Congresses. Afterwards Frank served as director of Wyoming County National Bank in 1865 and was a member of the State constitutional convention in 1867 and 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
James H. Graham Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Edward Haight Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Ira Harris Visualize (31 May, 1802 -- 2 December, 1875) Harris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Charleston, Montgomery County, N.Y., Harris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1827. Harris was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1846 and a member of the State senate in 1847. Additionally, Harris served as justice of the State supreme court from 1847 until 1859 when he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
John B. Haskin Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles B. Hoard Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
James Humphrey Visualize "(October 9, 1811 -- June 16, 1866) James Humphrey was a lawyer and American politician. Humphrey was born in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut and moved to Brooklyn, New York in 1838. Humphrey was elected as a Republican to the 36th and 39th Congresses (March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1861 and March 4, 1865 to his death, June 16, 1866), where he served as chairman on the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (39th Congress). He was not a successful candidate for reelection in the 37th and 38th Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000954]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
William Irvine Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William S. Kenyon Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
James E. Kerrigan Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Preston King Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William E. Lansing Visualize (December 29, 1821 — July 29, 1883) William Esselstyne Lansing was an American politician and lawyer. Lansing was born in Perryville, New York in 1821. He graduated Cazenovia Seminary in 1841 and was admitted to the bar in 1845. Lansing served in many government positions including district attorney of Madison County, county clerk, and president of Chittenango. He was first elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served during the Thirty-Seventh Congress (1861-1863). Lansing was not a candidate for reelection for the Thirty-Eighth Congress but was again elected to Congress in 1870. He served for a second time in the House from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1875. After serving in Congress for a second time, Lansing returned to New York and practiced law until his death in 1883. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/L000088] New York Delegation (This negotiation)
M. Lindley Lee Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William B. Maclay Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
James B. McKean Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Moses F. Odell Visualize (24 February, 1818 -- 13 June, 1866) Odell was an American politician. Born in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., Odell was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Abraham B. Olin Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
George W. Palmer Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Theodore M. Pomeroy Visualize (31 December, 1824 -- 23 March, 1905) Pomeroy was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cayuga, N.Y., Pomeroy studied law and wad admitted to the bar in 1846. Pomeroy was the district attorney of Cayuga County (1850-1856) and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses. During the Fortieth Congress he was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives on the last day of the session, March 3rd, 1869, serving for only one day. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Emory B. Pottle Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Edwin R. Reynolds Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
John H. Reynolds Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles B. Sedgwick Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William H. Seward Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Socrates N. Sherman Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Daniel E. Sickles Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Edward H. Smith Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Elbridge G. Spaulding Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Francis E. Spinner Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
John B. Steele Visualize (28 March, 1814 -- 24 September, 1866) Steele was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Delhi, N.Y., Steele studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1839. Steele was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Burt Van Horn Visualize "(October 28, 1823 -- April 1, 1896) Burt Van Horn was a farmer, manufacturer, public servant, collector of internal revenue, engaged in loaning of money, and American Politician. Van Horn was born in Newfane, Niagara County, New York. Burt was a member of the State assembly (1858 -1860) and was a collector of internal revenue at Rochester New York (1877-1882). He was elected as a Republican to the 37th, 39th, and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863 and March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869) was not 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=V000040]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Robert B. Van Valkenburgh Visualize (4 September, 1821 -- 1 August, 1888) Valkenburgh was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Steuben County, N.Y., Valkenburgh studied law and after admittance to the bar began practice in Bath, N.Y. Valkenburgh was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Charles H. Van Wyck Visualize "(May 10, 1824 -- October 24, 1895) Charles Henry Van Wyck was a(n), lawyer, public servant, soldier, general, farmer, and American politician. He was born in Poughkeepsie, Duchess County, New York and Moved to Nebraska in 1874. Van Wyck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. He was a district attorney (1850-1856), delegate to the Nebraska state constitutional convention (1875), elected to the Nebraska state senate (1877, 1879, and 1881), and was an unsuccessful Populist governor of Nebraska (1892). Charles served in the Union Army as colonel of the 56th Regiment New York Volunteers, and brigadier general for services during the war. Van Wyck was elected as a Republican from New York to the 36th, 37th, 40th Congresses (March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1864 & March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869). He also contested the election of George W. Green to the 41st Congress (February 17, 1870 - March 3, 1871). Charles was also elected as a Republicans from Nebraska to the United States Senate (March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1887) and was not reelected. During his time on Congress, he served as chairman on the Committee on Mileage (36th Congress), on the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions (37th Congress), as chairman on the Committee on the Mississippi River and Tributaries (47th Congress), and as a member on the Committee on the Improvement of the Mississippi River and Tributaries (48th and 49th Congresses). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=V000067]" New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Chauncey Vibbard Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William Wall Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Elijah Ward Visualize (16 September, 1816 --- 7 February, 1882) Ward was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Sing Sing, N.Y., Ward studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Ward was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress and after an unsuccessful reelection was elected to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. Subsequently, after a second failed reelection, Ward was elected to the Forty-fourth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Alfred Wells Visualize None New York Delegation (This negotiation)
William A. Wheeler Visualize (June 30, 1819 — June 4, 1887) Willam Almon Wheeler was an American politician and lawyer. Wheeler was born in Malone, New York in 1819. He attended the University of Vermont at Burlington and was admitted to the bar in 1845. Wheeler held various public offices, including district attorney for Franklin County, State Representatives, and State Senator. He was first elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1861 to March 3, 1863. In 1867 and 1868, Wheeler was a member of the State constitutional conventions before being elected again to Congress. He again served in the House of Representatives from March 4, 1869 to March 4, 1877. Wheeler was later elected as Vice President of the the United States with President Rutherford Hayes. After serving as Vice President, he retired from public life and died in New York in 1887. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/W000341] New York Delegation (This negotiation)
Benjamin Wood Visualize (13 October, 1820 -- 21 February, 1900) Wood was an American businessman, publisher, and politician. Born in Shelby County, Ky., Wood moved to New York City in childhood. Wood originally worked in the shipping business, however, he went on to purchase the Daily News in 1860 and served as its editor and publisher until his death. Wood was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses and later the Forty-seventh Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New York Delegation (This negotiation) , New York Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)