United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

Aylett H. Buckner

Quill platform ID: p7209.

(December 14, 1816 — February 5, 1894) Buckner was a teacher, editor, lawyer, businessman, and politician. Aylett Hawes Buckner was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1816 and moved to Missouri in 1837. Prior to moving to Missouri, he attended Georgetown College and the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. After obtaining an education, Buckner taught school for many years before moving to Missouri. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1838 and practiced law in Bowling Green, Missouri while also acting as editor of the Salt River Journal. Buckner served as a judge of the third judicial circuit in 1857, and was a delegate to a convention in 1861 to prevent the Civil War. Before being elected to Congress, Buckner worked in various industries including mercantiles and tobacco. He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1885. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/B001031]

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

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