Pennsylvania Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 42 of 449 people who took part.

Members (42):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Sydenham E. Ancona Visualize (20 November, 1824 -- June 20, 1913) Ancona was an American politician and businessman. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., Ancona was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. Afterwards, he became involved with the trust, fire-insurance, and relief-association businesses in Reading, Pa. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Elijah Babbitt Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Joseph Bailey Visualize (18 March, 1810 -- 26 August, 1885) Bailey was an American hatter, lawyer, and politician. Born in Chester County, Pa., Bailey worked as a hatter in Parkersville Pa. In 1840, Bailey was a member of the State house of representatives. In 1843, Bailey was a member of the State senate and again from 1851 to 1853. Bailey studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1860. Bailey was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses and afterwards participated in the State constitutional convention in 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Charles J. Biddle Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
William Bigler Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Samuel S. Blair Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Simon Cameron Visualize "(March 8, 1799 -- June 26, 1889) Simon Cameron was a(n) printer, owner and editor of a newspaper, cashier at a bank, president of two railroad companies, general, Public servant, secretary of war, minister, and American politician. He was born in Maytown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Simon was adjutant general of Pennsylvania, Secretary of War in the Cabinet of President Lincoln (1861 -1862), United States Minister to Russia (1862), and unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination (1860). Cameron was elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by James Buchanan's resignation (March 13, 1845 - March 3, 1849). He was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate (March 4, 1857 - his resignation March 4, 1861). Cameron was again elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1867 and 1873 (March 4, 1867 - his resignation March 12, 1877). During Simon's time on the Senate he served as chairman on the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office (29th Congress), on the Committee on Public Buildings (29th Congress), on the Committee on District of Columbia (29th and 30th Congresses), on the Committee on Printing (30th Congress), as chairman on the Committee on Agriculture (40th and 41st Congresses), on the Committee on Foreign Relations (42nd - 45th Congresses), and on the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (42nd Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000068]" Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
James H. Campbell Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas B. Cooper Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
John Covode Visualize "(March 17, 1808 -- January 11, 1871) John Covode was a(n) farmer, manufacturer, public servant and American politician. He was born in West Fairfield, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Covode served as a delegate to the Union National Convention at Philadelphia (1866). He was elected as an Opposition Party to the 34th Congress and as a Republican to the 35th, 36th, 37th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1863 & March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869). Contested with Henry Roster the election to the 41st Congress and served (February 9, 1870 - his death January 11, 1871). During his time on Congress, he served as chairman on the Committee on Public Expenditures (37th Congress) and as chairman on the committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (40th Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000818]" Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Edgar Cowan Visualize (19 September, 1815 -- 31 August, 1885) Cowan was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., Cowan studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842. Cowan was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1860, serving in the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
William Morris Davis Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
William H. Dimmick Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Thomas B. Florence Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Galusha A. Grow Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
James T. Hale Visualize (14 October, 1810 -- 6 April, 1865) Hale was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bradford County, Pa., Hale studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1832. Hale was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses and as an Independent Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Chapin Hall Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
John Hickman Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Philip Johnson Visualize (17 January, 1818 -- 29 January, 1867) Johnson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Warren County, N.J., Johnson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. Johnson was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Benjamin F. Junkin Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
William D. Kelley Visualize (12 April, 1814 -- 9 January, 1890) Kelley was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Kelley studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Kelley was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
John W. Killinger Visualize (September 18, 1824 — June 30, 1896) John Weinland Killinger was an American politician and lawyer. Killinger was born in Annville, Pennsylvania in 1824. He graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. Killinger served in the state government as a member of the State House of Representatives (1850, 1851) and in the State Senate (1854-1857). He first served in the United States House of Representatives during the Thirty-Sixth and Thirty-Seventh Congresses (1859-1863), as a Republican. After a break from Congress, during which he served as an assessor of internal revenue, Killinger was again elected as a Republican and served a second time 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/K000179] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Jesse Lazear Visualize (12 December, 1804 -- 2 September, 1877) Lazear was an American businessman and politician. Born in Greene County, Pa., Lazear 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] Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
William E. Lehman Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry C. Longnecker Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Jacob K. McKenty Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Robert McKnight Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Edward McPherson Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
William Millward Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
William Montgomery Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
James K. Moorhead Visualize (7 September, 1806 -- 6 March, 1884) Moorhead was an American businessman and politician. Born in Halifax, Dauphin County, Pa., Moorhead projected and established the first passenger packet line on the Pennsylvania Canal in 1835. Moorhead was the President of Monongahela Navigation Canal for twenty-one years and the President of Atlantic & Ohio Telegraph Co. Moorhead was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Edward Joy Morris Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
John Patton Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
George W. Scranton Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Thaddeus Stevens Visualize (4 April, 1792 -- 11 August, 1868) Stevens was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Caledonia County, Vt., Stevens moved to Pennsylvania in 1815. Afterwards, Stevens studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1816. Stevens was a member of the State house of representatives from 1833 to 1835, 1837, and 1841. Additionally, Stevens participated as a delegate in the State constitutional convention in 1838. Stevens was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses and later elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
William Stewart Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
John D. Stiles Visualize (15 January, 1822 -- 29 October, 1896) Stiles was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Luzerne County, Pa., Stiles studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Stiles was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas B. Cooper and afterwards reelected to the Thirty-eighth Congress. Afterwards, Stiles was elected to the Forty-first Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
John P. Verree Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
John W. Wallace Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
David Wilmot Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
John Wood Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation)
Hendrick B. Wright Visualize None Pennsylvania Delegation (This negotiation) , Pennsylvania Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act)