United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

John B. Clark, Jr.

Quill platform ID: p7207.

(January 14, 1831 — September 7, 1903) Clark was an American politician and lawyer. John Bullock Clark, Jr. was born in Howard County, Missouri and later spent two years in California. He graduated from Harvard University in 1854 and was admitted to the bar the following year. During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army as a captain, major, colonel, and brigadier general. Clark was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1883. From 1883 to 1889, he was the Clerk of the House of Representatives. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/C000442]

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

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