United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.

Lewis V. Bogy

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(April 9, 1813 — September 20, 1877) Bogy was a businessman, lawyer, and public servant. Lewis Vital Bogy was born in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri in 1813. There he a attended school and worked as a clerk in a mercantile institution. He studied law and graduated from Transylvania University in Kentucky. Bogy practiced law in St. Louis, Missouri and also served as a member of the board of aldermen in St. Louis, and as a member of the State House of Representatives (1840-1841, 1854-1855). He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served during the Forty-Third and Forty-Fourth Congresses from March 4, 1873 until his death on September 20, 1877. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/B000595]

Member of Missouri Delegation—United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act.

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