James M. McCormick

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"(August 1, 1824 -- May 19, 1897) James Robinson McCormick was a(n) surgeon, public servant, general, and American politician. He was born near Irondale, Washington County, Missouri. James was a delegate to the state constitutional convention (1861) and served in the state senate (1862 & 1866). He also served in the Union Army as a surgeon in the 6th Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry, Union Army, and was brigadier general of militia in 1863. McCormick was elected as a Republican to the 40th, 41st, and 42nd Congresses (December 17, 1867 - March 3, 1873) and was not reelected in 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000367]"

Member of Missouri Delegation—The Civil Rights Act of 1875, Missouri Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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