United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

Julius C. Burrows

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(January 9, 1837 — November 16, 1915) Burrows was a lawyer, businessman, and politician. Julius Caesar Burrows was born in Erie County, Pennsylvania. He studied laws in Ohio and was admitted to the bar in 1859. After moving to Michigan in 1860, he practiced law in Kalamazoo County and raised an infantry company. Burrows was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. He was again elected as a Republican to the Forty-Ninth Congress and served from March 4, 1885 until January 23, 1895, when he was elected to the United States Senate. He served in the Senate from January 24, 1895 to March 3, 1911. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/B001142]

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

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