United States Fifteenth Amendment

Addison H. Laflin

"(October 24, 1823 -- September 24, 1878) Addison Henry Laflin was a paper maker, public servant, naval officer, and American politician. Laflin was born in Lee, Berkshire County, Massachusetts and moved to Herkimer County, New York in 1849. He was a member of the state senate in 1858 and 1859 and was appointed by President Grant to be a naval officer at the port of New York (April 3, 1871 - 1877) when he resigned. Laflin was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1871) and was not a candidate for renomination. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=L000017]"

Member of New York Delegation - United States Fifteenth Amendment [this display], New York Delegation - United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 .

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