"(January 27, 1814 -- March 30, 1890) Thomas Cornell was a(n) engager of steamboat transportation, banker, soldier, public servant, and American politician. He was born in White Plains, New York. Corness was a major in the New York Militia during the Civil War and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention (1884). He was elected as a Republican to the 40th and 47th Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869 & March 4, 1881 - March 4, 1883) and was not elected in 1868 and 1882. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000783]"
New York Delegation - United States Fifteenth Amendment