John W. Hunter
"(October 15, 1807 -- April 16, 1900) John Ward Hunter was a clerk in a grocer story, clerk in a customhouse, assistant auditor of a customhouse, banker, mayor, and American politician. Hunter was born in Bedford, New York. He was a clerk in the United States customhouse at New York City (1831-1836), assistant auditor of the customhouse (1836-1865), and was the treasurer of the Dime Savings Bank in Brooklyn, New York. he was also a mayor of Brooklyn from 1875 to 1876. He was elected as a Democrat to the 39th Congress in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Humphrey (December 4, 1866 - March 3, 1867). He was censured by the U.S. House of Representatives for use of unparliamentary language and was not reelected to the 40th Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000984]"
New York Delegation - United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866