United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

William W. Phelps

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(August 24, 1839 — June 17m 1894) Phelps was a lawyer, judge, businessman, and politician. William Walter Phelps was born in New York City and moved to New Jersey after graduating from Yale and practicing law in New York City until 1868. Phelps was elected as a Republican to the Forty-Third Congress from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. He was again elected to the House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1889. After serving in Congress, Phelps served as a special judge of the court of errors and appeals of the State of New Jersey in 1893. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at hhttps://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/P000302]

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

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