Samuel C. Pomeroy

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(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]

Member of Kansas Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Kansas Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Kansas Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Kansas Delegation—The Road to Civil War, Kansas Delegation—The Civil Rights Act of 1875.

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