United States Fifteenth Amendment

Joseph W. McClurg

(22 February, 1818 -- 2 December, 1900) McClurg was an American lawyer and politician. Born in St. Louis County, Mo., McClurg moved to Texas in 1839 and studied law until bar admission there. McClurg returned to Missouri in 1841, served in the Civil War, and was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress. McClurg was reelected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Congresses and served from March 3rd, 1863 until his resignation in July 1868 to serve as governor of Missouri. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Missouri Delegation - United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 , Missouri Delegation - United States Fifteenth Amendment [this display], Missouri Delegation - United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65 .

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