Carman A. Newcomb

Quill platform ID: p11289.

"(July 1, 1830 -- April 6, 1902) Carman Adam Newcomb was a(n) lawyer, judge, soldier, public servant, United States Marshal, census enumerator, and American politician. Newcomb was born in Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania and moved to Iowa and Moved to Vineland, Jefferson County, Missouri. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. Carman was a judge of the circuit court of Fayette County, Iowa, member of the Missouri state house of representatives (1865 and 1866), U.S. marshal for the eastern district of Missouri (1869 - 1875), and was a census enumerator of St. Louis, Missouri (1870). He served in the Civil War as a captain of Company F, Third Regiment, Iowa Volunteer Infantry (June 18, 1861 - April 8, 1862). Carman was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869) and was not reelected in 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at]"

Member of Missouri Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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