Edward D. Holbrook

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"(May 6, 1836 -- June 17, 1870) Edward Dexter Holbrook was a lawyer and American politician. Holbrook was born in Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1859. He was elected as a Democrat to the 39th and 40th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869). He was censured by the U.S. House of Representatives (February 4, 1869) for use of unparliamentary language and was not reelected in the 41st Congress. He was shot by Charles H. Douglas and died from his wounds. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000710]"

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

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