United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

Robert A. Hatcher

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(February 24, 1819 — December 4, 1886) Hatcher was a lawyer and politician. Robert Anthony Hatcher was born in Buckingham County, Virginia and moved to Missouri in 1847. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in Kentucky, but practiced in New Madrid, Missouri. Hatcher served in the State House of Representatives from 1850 to 1851, and later served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He was a member of the Confederate Congress in 1864 and 1865, before the end of the war. Hatcher was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served 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/H000341]

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

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