Hiram McCullough

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"(September 26, 1813 -- March 4, 1885) Hiram McCullough was a lawyer, codifier, public servant, and American politician. McCullough was born near Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. He served as a member of the State senate (1845 - 1851), was delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1864 and 1868, and was a member of the State house of delegates in 1880 and 1881 where he served as speaker in 1880. McCullough was appointed as one of the codifiers of the laws of Maryland (1850) and for many years was counsel for Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad. He was elected as a Democrat to the 39th and 40th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000395]"

Member of Maryland Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Maryland Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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