United States Fifteenth Amendment

George Vickers

"(November 19, 1801 -- October 8, 1879) George Vickers was a(n) lawyer, general, public servant, vice president of a convention, and American politician. he was born in Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1831. He was a major general of the State militia (1861), presidential elector on the Democratic ticket (1864), vice president of the Union National Convention of Conservatives (1866), and a member of the state senate (1866 - 1867). He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the action of the Senate in declining Philp F. Thomas to qualify (March 7, 1868 - March 3, 1873). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=V000095]"

Member of Maryland Delegation - United States Fifteenth Amendment [this display], Maryland Delegation - The Civil Rights Act of 1875 .

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