United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

Frank C. Bunnell

Quill platform ID: p8946.

(March 19, 1842 — September 11, 1911) Frank Charles Bunnell was a businessman, agriculturalist, banker, and politician. Bunnell was born in Washington Township, Pennsylvania in 1842. After attending the district rural school, he enlisted in the Fifty-Second Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers where he attained the rank of quartermaster sergeant. From 1864 to 1869, Bunnell worked in the mercantile industry. He then worked in agriculture and as a banker in Tunkhannock until 1872. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Ulysses Mercur. Bunnell served in the House from December 24, 1872 to March 3, 1873. He was later again elected to the House of Representatives, and served as a Republic from March 1885 to March 1889. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/B001064]

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

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