Kansas Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 3 of 449 people who took part.

Members (3):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Martin F. Conway Visualize (November 19, 1827 — February 15, 1882) Martin Franklin Conway, a Representative from Kansas; born at ``Bretons Hill,'' near Fallston, Harford County, Md., November 19, 1827; received a liberal schooling; moved to Baltimore, Md., in 1843; learned the art of printing and became an organizer of the National Typographical Union; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1852 and commenced practice in Baltimore; moved to Kansas in 1853 and continued the practice of law; also an agent in Kansas for the Massachusetts Abolition Society; member of the first legislative council July 2, 1854; member of the Kansas Free State convention in 1855; chief justice of the supreme court under the Topeka constitution of provisional government in 1856 and 1857; president of the Leavenworth constitutional convention of 1858; upon the admission of Kansas as a State into the Union was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses and served from January 29, 1861, to March 3, 1863; member of the peace convention of 1861 held in Washington, D.C., in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending war; appointed by President Johnson United States consul at Marseilles, France, on June 10, 1866, and served until April 16, 1869, when he retired from public life because of ill health; returned to Washington, D.C., where he died February 15, 1882; interment in Rock Creek Cemetery. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/C000713] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)
James H. Lane Visualize (22 June, 1814 -- 11 July, 1866) Lane was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Lane studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840, practicing in his hometown. Lane was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress representing Indiana. In 1855, Lane moved to Topeka, Kansas and participated in the constitutional convention. Lane was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1861, then reelected in 1865 and served from April 4, 1861 until his death. [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 (This negotiation) , Kansas Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
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 (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Kansas Delegation (This negotiation) , Kansas Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)