United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

James F. Wilson

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(August 16, 1835 — August 26, 1920) Wilson was a politician, businessman, and professor. James Wilson was born in Ayrshire, Scotland and immigrate to the United States in 1852 with his parents. He attended Grinnell (Iowa) College and taught school while working in agriculture. Wilson served in the State House of Representatives from 1868 to 1873. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1877. Wilson presented his credentials to the Forty-Eighth Congress but was succeeded by Benjamin Frederick after Frederick successfully contested the election. He served from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1885. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/W000590]

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

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