United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

Horace B. Strait

Quill platform ID: p7189.

(January 26, 1835 — February 25, 1894) Strait was a politician and businessman in agriculture, manufacturing, and banking. Horace Strait was born in Pennsylvania, where he attended school. Before moving to Minnesota in 1855, Strait lived in Indiana with his parents from 1846 to 1855. He enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War and was honorably discharged in 1865. Strait served as mayor of Shakopee, Minnesota while pursuing interests in manufacturing and banking. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives as a Republican and served in the Forty-third, Forty-Fourth, and Forty-Fifth Congresses from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1879. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000988]

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

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