United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

Stephen L. Mayham

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(October 8, 1826 — March 3, 1908) Stephen Lorenzo Mayham was an American politician, judge, and lawyer. Mayham was born in Blenheim, New York in 1826 and later studied law in Ithaca, New York. He was admitted to the bar in 1848 and practiced law in Ithaca. Mayham served in many governmental offices including supervisor, district attorney, and superintendent of schools. He also served as a member of the State Assembly in 1863. Mayham was first elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1871. He was again elected to the Forty-Fifth Congress and served from March 4, 1877 to March 3, 1879. He then served as a judge of the New York Supreme Court. He died in New York in 1908. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/M000282]

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

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