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1866-02-03 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Motion to Refer the Proposition to Congress for Adoption
The question was upon ordering the same to be reported to Congress for adoption. (Pg. 61)
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout.
NO_OBJECTION
1867-03-04 12:00:00 in the The Senate: The PRESIDENT pro tempore of the Senate [Hon. Benjamin F. Wade, of Ohio] called the Senate to order.
The PRESIDENT pro tempore of the Senate [Hon. Benjamin F. Wade, of Ohio] called the Senate to order.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-08-31 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Article XXIII: Section 1 (Enaction by Congress)
It was moved and seconded to agree to the 23rd article as far as the words “assigned by Congress” inclusive
PROCEDURE
1867-03-04 12:00:00 in the The Senate: Call to Order
FORTIETH CONGRESS. FIRST SESSION. IN SENATE. MONDAY, March 4, 1867. In accordance with the provisions of the act of Congress entitled "An act to fix the times for the regular meetings of Congress," approved January 22, 1867, the Fortieth Congress...
PROCEDURE
1867-01-03 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: Point of Order: Referral of Mr. Stevens' Substitute
The question was upon agreeing to the substitute. Mr. BINGHAM. I rise to a point of order. The SPEAKER. The gentleman will state his point of order. Mr. BINGHAM. I submit that the eighth section of this substitute is one which provides for the...
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Draft Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-14 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Madison's Amendment for Congressional Power to Establish a University
Mr. Madison & Mr. Pinkney then moved to insert in the list of powers vested in Congress a power — “to establish an University, in which no preferences or distinctions should be allowed on account of religion.”
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-08-31 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Article XXIII: Section 1 (Enaction by Congress)
It was moved and seconded to agree to the 23rd article as far as the words “assigned by Congress” inclusive
REPORT_PROPOSAL
1787-09-11 10:00:00 in the Committee of Style and Arrangement: The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported [Editors' note: On 12 September, the Committee also delivered to the Convention a draft of a letter recommending the new Constitution to Congress.]
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported [Editors' note: On 12 September, the Committee also delivered to the Convention a draft of a letter recommending the new Constitution to Congress.]
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the Constitution should be published.
Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the...
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the Constitution should be published.
Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the...
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1866-01-25 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Sub-Committee on the Powers of Congress: Proposition Amending the Constitution of the United States [Sub-Committee on the Powers of Congress]
[Editors' note: This version of the document will track the changes made to the resolution while in the Sub-Committee on the Powers of Congress.]
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress
Mr. Thurman offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption: Resolved, that the committee on compilation and arrangements ascertain and report to this Convention, as soon as possible, the full amount necessary in addition to the sum already...
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress
Mr. Thurman offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption: Resolved, that the committee on compilation and arrangements ascertain and report to this Convention, as soon as possible, the full amount necessary in addition to the sum already...
CLEAR_MEMBERSHIP
1868-11-10 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: The SPEAKER. In accordance with the concurrent resolution adopted by the two Houses of Congress. I declare the second session of the House of Representatives of the Fortieth Congress adjourned without day. (Vol. 39, Part 5, Pg. 4523)
The SPEAKER. In accordance with the concurrent resolution adopted by the two Houses of Congress. I declare the second session of the House of Representatives of the Fortieth Congress adjourned without day. (Vol. 39, Part 5, Pg. 4523)
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1889-09-10 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Communication from Hon. Delegate in Congress from Wyoming Territory: Joseph M. Carey
(Pg. 233) Gentlemen: I have a communication from our honorable delegate in congress, which the clerk will read. (See journal page 40.)
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1866-01-27 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Proposition Amending the Constitution of the United States [Joint Committee of Fifteen: Sub-Committee on the Powers of Congress Report]
Mr. Bingham from the sub-committee on the powers of Congress, reported back the proposed amendment of the Constitution, referred to them, in the following form: "Congress shall have power to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper to...
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1867-11-30 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: The SPEAKER. The hour fixed by the concurrent resolution of both Houses of Congress for the final adjournment of this session having arrived, I declare the first session of the Fortieth Congress adjourned without day. (Vol. 38, Pg. 816)
The SPEAKER. The hour fixed by the concurrent resolution of both Houses of Congress for the final adjournment of this session having arrived, I declare the first session of the Fortieth Congress adjourned without day. (Vol. 38, Pg. 816)
CLEAR_MEMBERSHIP
1867-11-30 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: The SPEAKER. The hour fixed by the concurrent resolution of both Houses of Congress for the final adjournment of this session having arrived, I declare the first session of the Fortieth Congress adjourned without day. (Vol. 38, Pg. 816)
The SPEAKER. The hour fixed by the concurrent resolution of both Houses of Congress for the final adjournment of this session having arrived, I declare the first session of the Fortieth Congress adjourned without day. (Vol. 38, Pg. 816)
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-06-20 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Lansing's Amendment to Retain Single Chamber Confederation Congress
It was then moved by Mr Lansing, seconded by Mr Sherman to postpone the consideration of the second resolution reported from the Committee, in order to take up the following, namely. Resolved that the powers of legislation be vested in the United...
PROCEDURE
1866-04-25 10:30:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Motion to Reconsider the Vote to Report the Joint Resolution to the Houses of Congress
Mr. Williams moved to reconsider the vote by which the Committee directed the joint resolution and bill adopted by the Committee to be reported to the two houses of Congress. (Pg. 100)
PROCEDURE
1879-03-03 13:00:00 in the United States Senate: Final Adjournment
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The time fixed for the final adjournment of Congress having arrived, the Chair declares the Forty-fifth Congress adjourned without day.
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1866-01-27 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Proposition Amending the Constitution of the United States [Sub-Committee on the Powers of Congress]
Mr. Bingham from the sub-committee on the powers of Congress, reported back the proposed amendment of the Constitution, referred to them, in the following form: "Congress shall have power to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper to secure...
PROCEDURE
1866-02-10 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Motion to Refer Article C to the House and the Senate
The Committee resumed the consideration of the joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, as amended on motion of Mr. Bingham at the last meeting. Mr. Stevens moved that the same be reported to the two Houses...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-07-16 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Sixth Resolution - First Clause (Assume Powers of Confederation Congress)
It was moved and seconded to agree to the first clause of the sixth resolution reported from the Committee of the whole House namely “That the national Legislature ought to possess the legislative rights vested in Congress by the confederation”
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-14 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Amendment Prohibiting Congress from Altering Location of Senatorial Elections
Art. 1. sect. 4. “except as to the places of choosing Senators” added nem: con: to the end of the first clause, in order to exempt the seats of Govt in the States from the power of Congress
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-14 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Amendment Prohibiting Congress from Altering Location of Senatorial Elections
Art. 1. sect. 4. “except as to the places of choosing Senators” added nem: con: to the end of the first clause, in order to exempt the seats of Govt in the States from the power of Congress
PROCEDURE
1867-11-30 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: Motion to Adjourn
The SPEAKER. The hour fixed by the concurrent resolution of both Houses of Congress for the final adjournment of this session having arrived, I declare the first session of the Fortieth Congress adjourned without day. (Vol. 38, Pg. 816)
PROCEDURE
1861-01-14 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: Motion for Unanimous Consent to Introduce Constitutional Amendment
COMPROMISE RESOLUTIONS. Mr. FLORENCE. I desire to offer some res-olutions. [...] Mr. FLORENCE. I have the floor. I ask unanimous consent, to introduce the following resolutions: Whereas alarming dissensions have arisent between the northern and...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Redraft of Letter to Congress
Editors' note: Farrand includes a final version of the letter George Washington sent to Congress. The contents of the letter were agreed on 12 September, but the letter itself states that it was written in the Convention on 17 September and then...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Redraft of Letter to Congress
[Editors' note: Farrand includes a final version of the letter George Washington sent to Congress. The contents of the letter were agreed on 12 September, but the letter itself states that it was written in the Convention on 17 September and then...
CLEAR_MEMBERSHIP
1868-11-10 12:00:00 in the The Senate: [EDITOR'S NOTE: With the adjournment of this session of Congress, we can assume all membership as dissolved.]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: With the adjournment of this session of Congress, we can assume all membership as dissolved.]
PROCEDURE
1887-01-12 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives: Motion for Prior Act to Be Read
[Mr. CASWELL] I call attention of gentlemen to the act of Congress passed in 1862, which I send up to the Clerk's desk to be read, wherein Congress exercised its right to nullify a Territorial act.
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: New York's Address to the Congress
'Mr. Lawrance [Laurance], one of the Representatives from New York, presented to the House an application, in the name and behalf of the Legislature of that State, addressed to the Congress of the United States; which was read.'
PROCEDURE
1889-09-26 00:00:00 in the The Convention: Motion to Authorize the President to Appoint Members to the Committees on Addresses to the People and Congress
(Pg. 785) Mr. BURRITT. I move that the president of this convention be authorized to appoint a committee of ten members on address to the people, and also a committee to prepare an address to congress.
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: New York's Address to the Congress
'Mr. Lawrance [Laurance], one of the Representatives from New York, presented to the House an application, in the name and behalf of the Legislature of that State, addressed to the Congress of the United States; which was read.'
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1866-04-16 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: H. Res. 110
ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS. Mr. JENCKES introduced the following joint resolution: Joint resolution relating to the passage of a law making regulations for the mode of electing members of Congress. Resolved, by the Senate and House of...
PROCEDURE
1877-12-03 00:00:00 in the United States Senate: Commencement
The first Monday of December being the day prescribed by the Constitution of the United States for the annual meeting of Congress, the second session of the Forty-fifth Congress commenced on this day. The Senators assembled in the Senate Chamber at...
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Draft Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs.
PROCEDURE
1885-12-07 00:00:00 in the United States Senate: Commencement
The first Monday of December being the day prescribed by the Constitution of the United States for the annual meeting of Congress, the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress commenced this day. The Senators assembled in the Senate Chamber in the...
PROCEDURE
1866-04-28 10:30:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Motion to Report the Joint Resolutions and Bills Adopted by the Committee to the Houses of Congress
Mr. Stevens moved that the joint resolution and bills adopted by the Committee to-day be reported on Monday next to the two houses of Congress, and that leave be asked to submit at some future time reports to accompany the same. (Pg. 113-114)
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-05-31 10:00:00 in the Committee of the Whole House: Sixth Resolution - Second Clause (Assume Powers of Confederation Congress)
On the question for transferring all the Legislative powers of the 〈existing〉 Congs. to this Assembly, there was also a silent affirmative nem. con.
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1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolutions of Transmittal to Congress
Editors' note: These two resolutions, sent to Congress by the Convention, were taken from the Report on Ratification and Enactment of the Constitution (Articles XXII and XXIII of the amended Report of the Committee of Detail), which had been...
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1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolutions of Transmittal to Congress
[Editors' note: These two resolutions, sent to Congress by the Convention, were taken from the Report on Ratification and Enactment of the Constitution (Articles XXII and XXIII of the amended Report of the Committee of Detail), which had been...
REJECT_PROPOSAL
1789-08-25 11:00:00 in the The Senate : 'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
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1866-03-05 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: Resolutions to Protect the Freedmen in the Reorganized Rebel States
RECONSTRUCTION. Mr. ASHLEY, of Ohio, introduced the following concurrent resolutions: Resolved, by the House of Representatives, (the Senate concurring,) That the Constitution of the United States confers on Congress ample power for the protection...
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. [Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress: Amendment
Mr. GOODWIN. Mr. President, I move to transfer that to the committee on finance.
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1787-09-13 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Report on Ratification and Enactment of Constitution
The honorable Mr Johnson from the Committee of revision reported the following as a substitute for the 22nd and 23rd articles Resolved that the preceeding Constitution be laid before the United States in Congress assembled, and that it is the opinion...
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1787-09-13 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Report on Ratification and Enactment of Constitution
The honorable Mr Johnson from the Committee of revision reported the following as a substitute for the 22nd and 23rd articles Resolved that the preceeding Constitution be laid before the United States in Congress assembled, and that it is the opinion...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress: Amendment
Mr. GOODWIN. Mr. President, I move to transfer that to the committee on finance.
DEBATE_PROPOSAL
1895-05-06 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. RICHARDS. I hope the gentleman will not insist upon that motion. Some of these offices are provided for by the Organic Act and act of Congress.
Mr. RICHARDS. I hope the gentleman will not insist upon that motion. Some of these offices are provided for by the Organic Act and act of Congress.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1866-04-28 10:30:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: H. R. No. 544: Mr. Fessenden's Amendment
The next clause was as follows: "First. The President and Vice-President of the Confederate States of America so-called, the heads of departments and members of both houses of Congress thereof." The Chairman moved to amend by striking out the...
DEBATE_PROPOSAL
1895-05-06 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. RICHARDS. I hope the gentleman will not insist upon that motion. Some of these offices are provided for by the Organic Act and act of Congress.
Mr. RICHARDS. I hope the gentleman will not insist upon that motion. Some of these offices are provided for by the Organic Act and act of Congress.
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1787-09-11 11:00:00 in the Committee of Style: Letter to Congress
From the Journal record of the Convention session of 12th September: "The draught of a letter to Congress [was] at the same time reported." Farrand notes that the letter as it was preserved by George Washington was in the handwriting of Gouverneur...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1867-01-19 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: H. R. No. 543: Mr. Miller's Amendment
Mr. MILLER. I offer this amendment: And be it further enacted, That no such State shall be admitted to a representation in Congress until it also ratifies the amendment to the Constitution of the United States which has been proposed by two-thirds of...
REJECT_PROPOSAL
1789-08-25 11:00:00 in the The Senate : 'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
REPORT_PROPOSAL
1787-09-11 10:00:00 in the Committee of Style and Arrangement: On 12 September, the Committee also delivered to the Convention a draft of a letter recommending the new Constitution to Congress.
On 12 September, the Committee also delivered to the Convention a draft of a letter recommending the new Constitution to Congress.
PROCEDURE
1863-12-07 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: Motion to Elect a Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Thirty-Eighth Congress
ELECTION OF SPEAKER Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. Mr. Clerk, I move that the House now proceed viva voce to the election of a Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Thirty-Eighth Congress.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1789-09-08 11:00:00 in the The Senate : Additional Proposed Amendment
'On motion to add the following clause to the articles of amendment to the constitution of the United States, proposed by the House of Representatives, to wit: "That the exclusive, power of legislation given to Congress over the Federal town and its...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1789-09-08 11:00:00 in the The Senate : Additional Proposed Amendment
'On motion to add the following clause to the articles of amendment to the constitution of the United States, proposed by the House of Representatives, to wit: "That the exclusive, power of legislation given to Congress over the Federal town and its...
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1895-03-14 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Proposition Relative to Apportioning Representatives to Congress and Census [File No. 41]
Mr. Crane introduced a proposition relative to apportioning representatives to Congress and census (file No. 41), which was read a first and second time by its title and referred to committee on apportionment and boundaries.
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1895-03-14 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Proposition Relative to Apportioning Representatives to Congress and Census [File No. 41]
Mr. Crane introduced a proposition relative to apportioning representatives to Congress and census (file No. 41), which was read a first and second time by its title and referred to committee on apportionment and boundaries.
DEBATE_MOTION
1889-09-23 09:00:00 in the The Convention: (Pg. 578) Mr. PRESIDENT. I wish the gentleman would include address to congress as well as to the people.
(Pg. 578) Mr. PRESIDENT. I wish the gentleman would include address to congress as well as to the people.
DEBATE_MOTION
1787-08-24 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. Randolph wished for a reconsideration in order to better the expression, and to provide for the case of the State debts as is done by Congress.
Mr. Randolph wished for a reconsideration in order to better the expression, and to provide for the case of the State debts as is done by Congress.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: Second Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: Second Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. [Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole: Article No. 8.2: First Ordinance: Amendment
Mr. KIMBALL (Salt Lake). Mr. Chairman, I have no objections to the first section, if we put "Congress of the United States" in that part. I think that is altogether too broad, and it is not meant in that sense. I move an amendment that we place...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: First Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: First Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. [Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole: Article No. 8.2: First Ordinance: Amendment
Mr. KIMBALL (Salt Lake). Mr. Chairman, I have no objections to the first section, if we put "Congress of the United States" in that part. I think that is altogether too broad, and it is not meant in that sense. I move an amendment that we place...
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1863-12-08 12:00:00 in the The Senate: Resolution to Elect a Chaplain for the Thirty-Eighth Congress
ELECTION OF A CHAPLAIN. Mr. FOOT submitted the following resolution; which was considered by unanimous consent, and agreed to: Resolved that at one o'clock, p.m., to-morrow, the Senate will proceed to the election of a Chaplain for the...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: Third Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: Third Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. [Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
DEBATE_MOTION
1787-08-24 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. Randolph wished for a reconsideration in order to better the expression, and to provide for the case of the State debts as is done by Congress.
Mr. Randolph wished for a reconsideration in order to better the expression, and to provide for the case of the State debts as is done by Congress.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: Fourth Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: Fourth Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. [Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
SESSION
1867-12-02 12:00:00 in the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate
The first session of the Fortieth Congress adjourns
02 Dec 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
SESSION
1861-03-04 10:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The final day of the second session of the 36th Congress. The House recieves a message from the Senate, Committee on Enrolled Bills, and from the President on the passage of H. Res. 80. The Congress is dissolved.
04 Mar 1861, 10:00
In: The Road to Civil War
SESSION
1882-08-08 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage
The last day of the first session of the Forty-seventh Congress
08 Aug 1882, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
SESSION
1866-01-10 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction
Resolutions on Congress's Role in Former Confederate States are referred to the Joint Committee
10 Jan 1866, 00:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
SESSION
1866-01-11 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction
Mr. Noell's resolution on exclusion of members of Congress because of negro suffrage is referred to the Joint Committee
11 Jan 1866, 00:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
SESSION
1868-02-04 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate continues to consider H. R. 439
04 Feb 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
SESSION
1861-07-18 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives
The members of the committee appointed in the House for the current session of Congress
18 Jul 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
SESSION
1867-12-02 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The first session of the Fortieth Congress adjourns
02 Dec 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
SESSION
1868-11-10 12:00:00 in the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate
The second session of the Fortieth Congress adjourns
10 Nov 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
SESSION
1789-03-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
First day of the Bill of Rights proceedings; congressmen join the chamber
04 Mar 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
SESSION
1789-03-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
First day of the Bill of Rights proceedings; congressmen join the chamber
04 Mar 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
SESSION
1789-06-16 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
16 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
SESSION
1895-03-15 10:00:00 in the Committee on Apportionment and Boundaries
15 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
SESSION
1789-06-17 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
17 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
SESSION
1885-12-07 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives
The first day of the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress
07 Dec 1885, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
SESSION
1789-06-16 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
16 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
SESSION
1886-12-06 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives
The first day of the second session of the Forty-ninth Congress
06 Dec 1886, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
SESSION
1866-02-27 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House resumes consideration of H. Res. 63
27 Feb 1866, 12:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
SESSION
1895-03-15 10:00:00 in the Committee on Apportionment and Boundaries
15 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1868-01-17 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House continues to consider H. R. 439
17 Jan 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1789-06-17 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
17 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1861-07-08 00:00:00 in the Committee for the District of Columbia of the House of Representatives
The members of the committee are appointed in the House for the current session of Congress
08 Jul 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1868-01-13 00:00:00 in the Select Committee on Reconstruction of the House of Representatives
The Select Committee on Reconstruction presents the minority report on H. R. 439
13 Jan 1868, 00:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1878-12-02 00:00:00 in the United States Senate
The first day of the third session of the Forty-Fifth Congress
02 Dec 1878, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
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1789-04-08 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee and elect a chairman
08 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1864-03-30 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives Committee of the Whole
The President's address to Congress is debated.
30 Mar 1864, 12:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1919-05-19 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives
The first day of the first session of the Sixty-Sixth Congress
19 May 1919, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
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1861-03-04 00:00:00 in the The Senate
The last day of the Second Session of the Thirty-Sixth Congress. Membership is dissolved.
04 Mar 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1866-02-09 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Sub-Committee on Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas
Credentials of six Representatives in Congress from Alabama
09 Feb 1866, 00:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1866-01-25 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: Sub-Committee on the Powers of Congress
The last article of the proposed amendment to the Constitution is referred to the sub-committee on January 24, 1866
25 Jan 1866, 00:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1789-04-08 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee and elect a chairman
08 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1867-01-26 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House continues to consider H. R. No. 543
26 Jan 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1868-01-14 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House continues to consider H. R. 439
14 Jan 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1869-01-28 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House resumes consideration of H. Res. 402 and H. R. 1667
28 Jan 1869, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1787-09-11 10:00:00 in the Committee of Style and Arrangement
Report of the Committee of Style and Arrangement and Letter to Congress referred to Convention.
11 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)
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1789-08-22 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Committee of Three is created
22 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1862-03-31 12:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, takes up S. 108
31 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1867-01-03 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
W. A. Burleigh enters the House; H. R. No. 543 is considered
03 Jan 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1789-05-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The consideration of amendments is scheduled for 25 May
04 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1868-01-16 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House continues to consider H. R. 439
16 Jan 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1789-06-09 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
09 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-08-22 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Committee of Three is created
22 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1885-12-07 00:00:00 in the United States Senate
First Day of the First Session of the Forty-Ninth Congress
07 Dec 1885, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
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1867-11-25 00:00:00 in the Committee of Elections of the House of Representatives
Members of the committee are appointed for the 40th Congress
25 Nov 1867, 00:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1867-03-02 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives the President's veto message on H. R. No. 1143; the second session of the Thirty-Ninth Congress adjourns
02 Mar 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1789-05-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The consideration of amendments is scheduled for 25 May
04 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1866-06-07 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, continues to consider H. Res. 127
07 Jun 1866, 00:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1787-09-11 10:00:00 in the Committee of Style and Arrangement
Report of the Committee of Style and Arrangement and Letter to Congress referred to Convention.
11 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1919-05-19 12:00:00 in the United States Senate
First Day of an Extraordinary Session of The Congress of the United States
19 May 1919, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
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1787-06-20 11:00:00 in the The Convention
Resolutions 1 and 2. Debated the issue of a two-house legislature.
20 Jun 1787, 11:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
New York presents its address to Congress
06 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1866-06-11 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Mr. Raymond submits a resolution on rebel debt; the House continues to consider H. R. No. 543
11 Jun 1866, 12:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1868-02-10 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate continues to consider H. R. 439
10 Feb 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1867-01-16 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House continues to consider H. R. No. 543
16 Jan 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1867-03-07 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate
The Committee on the Judiciary is appointed in the Senate
07 Mar 1867, 00:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1868-01-15 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House continues to consider H. R. 439
15 Jan 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1866-03-05 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Mr. James M. Ashley submits a concurrent resolution regarding the civil rights of freedmen
05 Mar 1866, 12:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1789-06-09 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee. Madison's proposed amendments are introduced.
09 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1867-12-10 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Glenni W. Scofield from Pennsylvania, and John Fox and Burr Van Horn from New York enter the House; H. Res. 62 is taken up and debated; S. 141 is enrolled and signed by the Speaker
10 Dec 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
New York presents its address to Congress
06 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1866-02-15 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, continues to consider H. Res. 51
15 Feb 1866, 00:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1869-01-28 12:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
The Senate resumes consideration of S. Res. 8 as in Committee of the Whole
28 Jan 1869, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1789-04-30 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Congressmen join the chamber
30 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1867-02-18 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives H. R. No. 1143 from the Senate, with amendments
18 Feb 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1789-08-14 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
The Committee considers the Committee of Eleven report
14 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1884-07-07 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage
The last day of the of first session of the Forty-eighth Congress
07 Jul 1884, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
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1886-08-05 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage
The last day of the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress
05 Aug 1886, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
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1789-06-15 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Congressmen join the chamber
15 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1868-01-24 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message from the President of the United States regarding S. 141; H. R. 439 continues to be considered
24 Jan 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1864-07-04 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The first session of the Thirty-Eighth Congress adjourns; Gordon N. Mott and Henry G. Stebbins leave the House; Committee on Enrolled Bills announces H. R. 244 was sent to the president; Message sent to Senate on enrollment of H. R. 244.
04 Jul 1864, 12:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1789-05-01 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
01 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-08-14 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
The Committee considers the Committee of Eleven report
14 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1789-05-05 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Virginia presents its address to Congress
05 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-05-19 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Trumbull is appointed chairman of the Committee of the Whole
19 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1866-02-08 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, continues to consider H. Res. 51
08 Feb 1866, 00:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention
Engrossed Constitution presented and last amendments made. Signed and sent to Congress. Convention adjourned.
17 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention
Committee of Style and Arrangement reported. Presidential veto and customs duties debated.
12 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1789-05-05 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Virginia presents its address to Congress
05 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1868-02-11 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate continues to consider H. R. 439
11 Feb 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1869-01-09 11:00:00 in the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives
The Committee on the Judiciary reports H. R. 1667 to the House
09 Jan 1869, 11:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1789-04-30 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Congressmen join the chamber
30 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1789-05-01 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
01 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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1866-03-16 12:00:00 in the The Senate
S. Res. 48 is proposed and referred to the Joint Committee on Reconstruction; the House notifies the Senate that the Speaker of the House had signed S. 61
16 Mar 1866, 12:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1867-03-11 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
H. R. 33 is reported by the Committee on the Judiciary
11 Mar 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1869-01-27 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House resumes consideration of H. Res. 402 and H. R. 1667
27 Jan 1869, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole
08 Apr 1895, 16:15
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1866-02-03 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction
The Committee resumes consideration of the proposed amendment to the Constitution last under consideration on January 27, 1866
03 Feb 1866, 00:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1867-11-30 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Alexander H. Bailey from New York enters the House; the first session of the Fortieth Congress is adjourned
30 Nov 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1866-02-08 00:00:00 in the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction
The Joint Committee receives the credentials of six Representatives in Congress from Alabama and S. Res. 24
08 Feb 1866, 00:00
In: United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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1867-03-11 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The resolutions concerning the reconstruction of the rebel States are taken up and discussed
11 Mar 1867, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention
Committee of Style and Arrangement reported. Presidential veto and customs duties debated.
12 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)
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1789-05-19 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Trumbull is appointed chairman of the Committee of the Whole
19 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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Madison's notes for 31 August
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Madison's notes for 31 August
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Madison's notes for 30 May
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Madison's notes for 30 May
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Madison's notes for 31 May
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Madison's notes for 31 May
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Debates and Proceedings for 2 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 8 June 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 25 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 2 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 3 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 16 June 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 18 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 18 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 18 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 25 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 4 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 4 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 9 June 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 17 June 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 13 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 20 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 20 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 13 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 15 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 15 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 5 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 19 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 19 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 24 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 24 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 24 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 14 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 14 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 19 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 17 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 17 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 10 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 24 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 6 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 7 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 7 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 8 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 22 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 22 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 14 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 22 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 31 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 16 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 6 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 9 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 30 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 1 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 1 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Back Cover
Journal of the Senate, First Congress, back cover
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Library of Congress "Creating the Constitution" Online exhibition
Includes 5 drafts of the Constitution listed under the "Committee of Detail" section on the exhibition website. These are listed as: 1. Draft United States Constitution: Report of the Committee of Detail, ca. August 6, 1787. Printed document with...
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Front Cover
Journal of the Senate, First Congress, front cover
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Link to Ben Franklin papers, Library of Congress
Original copy of letter written by Ben Franklin to Richard Price, 18 May, 1787 owned by Mr. Walter Ashburner of London.
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Annals of Congress
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, vol. 1
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Library of Congress copy of Madison's Notes Manuscript
This collection holds links to the Library of Congress scan of its microfilm photographs of Madison's personal record recording the work of the Constitutional Convention.
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Senate Journal Scans
Scans of the handwritten Senate Journal for the First Session of the First Congress
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Gazette of the United States
The Gazette of the United States was a Federalist newspaper in the years of the First Congress. Begun by John Fenno, who served as its editor, the Gazette was published twice weekly, beginning on April 15, 1789. Alexander Hamilton contributed to the...
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Sherman's Proposed Report from the First Committee on Representation
Roger Sherman's proposal in the First Committee on Representation, which demonstrates how Madison's proposed amendments could be amended and included as a supplement to the Constitution.
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Nathaniel P. Banks
"(January 30 , 1816 -- September 1, 1894). Nathanial Prentice Banks was a machinist, editor, clerk, lawyer, governor, soldier, vice president of a railroad company, U.S. Marshall, public servant, and American politician. Banks was born in Waltham,...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Massachusetts Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Francis Thomas
(3 February, 1799 -- 22 January, 1876) Thomas was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Frederick County, Md., Thomas studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1820. Thomas was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second through Twenty-fourth...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Maryland Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Maryland Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Maryland Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Maryland Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Maryland Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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John Covode
"(March 17, 1808 -- January 11, 1871) John Covode was a(n) farmer, manufacturer, public servant and American politician. He was born in West Fairfield, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Covode served as a delegate to the Union National Convention at...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Aaron H. Cragin
"(February 3, 1821 -- May 10, 1898). Aaron Harrison Cragin was a lawyer, public servant, commissioner for purchase, and as an American politician. Cragin was born in Weston, Windsor County, Vermont and moved to Lebanon, New Hampshire. He studied law...
In: New Hampshire Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New Hampshire Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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J. Hale Sypher
"(June 22, 1837 -- May 9, 1905) Jacob Hale Sypher was a(n) teacher, soldier, lawyer, public servant, and American politician. He was born close to Millerstown, Perry County, Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio and then Louisiana. Jacob served in the Union...
In: Louisiana Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Louisiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Orris S. Ferry
"(August 15, 1823 -- November 21, 1875) Orris Sanford Ferry was a(n) lawyer, judge, public servant, soldier, general, and American politician. Ferry was born in Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Orris studied law and was admitted to the bar in...
In: Connecticut Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Connecticut Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Philetus Sawyer
"(September 22, 1816 -- March 29, 1900) Philetus Sawyer was a(n) mayor, public servant, and American politician. Sawyer was born in Whiting, Rutland County, Vermont and moved to Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin in 1847. He served in the Wisconsin...
In: Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Wisconsin Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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George F. Edmunds
"(February 1, 1828 -- February 27, 1919) George Franklin Edmunds was a(n) public servant, lawyer, member of a electoral commission, and American politician. Edmunds was born in Richmond, Chittenden County, Vermont. He studied law and was admitted to...
In: Vermont Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Vermont Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Vermont Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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James A. Bayard
"(November 15, 1799 -- June 13, 1880) Bayard was a(n) lawyer, public servant, and American politician. Bayard was born in Wilmington, Delaware. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He served as a United States district attorney for Delaware...
In: Delaware Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Delaware Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John P. C. Shanks
"'(June 17, 1826 -- January 23, 1901) John Peter Cleaver Shanks was a(n) lawyer, public servant, soldier, and American politician. Shanks was born in Martinsburg, Virginia and moved to Portland, Indiana in 1849. He studied law and was admitted to the...
In: Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Indiana Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Lambert Cadwalader
(1743 – 13 September 1823) Revolutionary war soldier, merchant, and delegate to the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress. In 1765, responding to the Stamp Act, Cadwalader signed a merchants’ agreement to boycott English goods. He was a...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Andrew Moore
(1752 – 24 May 1821) Lawyer, U.S. Representative, and Senator. Moore served as a lieutenant during the Revolutionary War and was afterwards elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He was also a delegate to the state convention on the...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Horace Maynard
"(August 30, 1814 -- May 3, 1882) Horace Maynard was a(n) teacher, lawyer, publican servant, minister, Postmaster General, and American politician. Maynard was born in Westboro, Worcester County, Massachusetts and moved to Tennessee. He studied law...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Tennessee Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Tennessee Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Tennessee Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Rowland E. Trowbridge
"(June 18, 1821 -- April 20, 1881) Rowland Ebenezer Trowbridge was a farmer, public servant, and an American politician. Trowbridge was born in Horseheads, Chemung County, New York and moved with his parents in 1821 to Oakland County, Michigan. He...
In: Michigan Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Michigan Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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William S. Holman
"(September 6, 1822 -- April 22, 1897) William Steele Holman was a(n) lawyer, judge, public servant, and American politician. Holman was born close to Aurora, Dearborn County, Indiana. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He served as a judge...
In: Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Simon Cameron
"(March 8, 1799 -- June 26, 1889) Simon Cameron was a(n) printer, owner and editor of a newspaper, cashier at a bank, president of two railroad companies, general, Public servant, secretary of war, minister, and American politician. He was born in...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Fernando Wood
(14 June, 1812 -- 14 February, 1881) Wood was an American businessman and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Wood moved to New York City in his childhood. Wood was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress, failed reelection, and after...
In: New York Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act; New York Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Samuel S. Cox
(30 September, 1824 -- 10 September, 1889) Cox was an American lawyer and politician serving both Ohio and New York. Born in Muskingum County, Ohio, Cox studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1849. Cox was elected as a Democrat from Ohio to the...
In: Ohio Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Jehu Baker
"(November 4, 1822 -- March 1, 1901) Jehu Baker was a lawyer, and American politician. Jehu baker was born near Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky and moved to Lebanon, Illinois in 1829. Jehu studied law at the McKendree College at Lebanon and was...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Charles H. Van Wyck
"(May 10, 1824 -- October 24, 1895) Charles Henry Van Wyck was a(n), lawyer, public servant, soldier, general, farmer, and American politician. He was born in Poughkeepsie, Duchess County, New York and Moved to Nebraska in 1874. Van Wyck studied law...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Burton C. Cook
"(May 11, 1819 -- August 18, 1894) Burton Chauncey Cook was a lawyer and American politician. Cook was born in Pittsford, Monroe County, New York and then moved to Ottawa, Illinois in 1835. Cook studied law and commenced the practice of law in 1840....
In: Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Elijah Ward
(16 September, 1816 --- 7 February, 1882) Ward was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Sing Sing, N.Y., Ward studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Ward was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress and after an unsuccessful...
In: New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Thomas L. Jones
"(January 22, 1819 -- June 20, 1887) Thomas Laurens Jones was a(n) lawyer, public servant, and American politician. Thomas was born in White Oak, Rutherford County, North Carolina and moved to Newport, Kentucky in 1849. He served as a member of the...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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James Humphrey
"(October 9, 1811 -- June 16, 1866) James Humphrey was a lawyer and American politician. Humphrey was born in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut and moved to Brooklyn, New York in 1838. Humphrey was elected as a Republican to the 36th and 39th...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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William H. Kelsey
"(October 2, 1812 -- April 20, 1879) William Henry Kelsey was a(n) lawyer, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Smyrna, Chenango County, New York. Kelsey studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. He served as a surrogate of...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Leonard Myers
(13 November, 1827 -- 11 February, 1905) Myers was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician. Born in Bucks County, Pa., Myers studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. During the Civil War, Myers was major of the Ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Samuel M. Arnell
"(May 3, 1833 -- July 20, 1903) Samuel Mayes Arnell was a(n) lawyer, public servant, postmaster, superintendent, and American politician. He was born in Zion Settlement, near Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee. He studied law and was admitted to the...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Tennessee Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Tennessee Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Samuel W. Moulton
"(January 20, 1821 -- June 3, 1905) Samuel Wheeler Moulton was a teacher, lawyer, president of the board of education in Illinois, and American politician. Moulton was born in Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts, he moved to Kentucky, Mississippi, and...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Alexander H. Jones
"July 21, 1822 -- January 29, 1901) Alexander Hamilton Jones was a(n) merchant, soldier, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Alexander enlisted in the Union Army in 1863, was captured in east...
In: North Carolina Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; North Carolina Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John Henry
(November 1750 – 16 December 1798) Lawyer, delegate to the Continental Congress, Governor of Maryland, and member of the U.S. Senate. Henry served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, the Maryland State Senate, and the Continental...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Henry Wynkoop
(2 March 1737 – 25 March 1816) Member of the Continental Congress and U.S. Representative. Wynkoop served as a member of the Continental Congress and as a justice for the court of common pleas and the orphan's court. He was then elected to the...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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William G. Brown
(25 September, 1800 -- 19 April, 1884) Brown was an American lawyer and politician representing both Virginia and West Virginia. Born in Kingwood, Preston County, Va., Brown studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1823. Brown served as a member of...
In: Virginia Delegation at The Road to Civil War; West Virginia Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Roscoe Conkling
"(October 30, 1829 -- April 18, 1888) Roscoe Conkling was a lawyer, mayor, and American politician. Conkling was born in Albany, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. He was a district attorney for Oneida County in 1850 and a...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Edwin H. Webster
(31 March, 1829 -- 24 April, 1893) Webster was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician. Born in Harford County, Md., Webster studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851. Webster was a member of the State senate from 1855 to 1859 and during the...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Maryland Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Chester D. Hubbard
"(November 25, 1814 -- August 23, 1891) Chester Dorman Hubbard was a(n) manufacturer of iron and lumber, public servant, and American politician. Hubbard was born in Hamden, Middlesex County, Connecticut and moved to Wheeling, Virginia in 1819. He was...
In: West Virginia Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; West Virginia Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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James W. Nye
"(June 10, 1815 -- December 25, 1876) James Warren Nye was a lawyer, judge, president of a board of police, governor, and American politician. Nye was born in De Ruyter, Madison County, New York and moved to Nevada Territory in 1861. Nye studied law...
In: Nevada Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Nevada Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Nevada Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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John Rutledge
(17 September 1739 – 23 July 1800) Lawyer, planter, slave owner, and legislator. Having been a principal figure in the Stamp Act Congress and the Continental Congress, he was elected President and then Governor of South Carolina throughout the...
In: South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; South Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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John F. Farnsworth
(27 March, 1820 -- 14 July, 1897) Farnsworth was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Eaton, Canada, Farnsworth was admitted to the bar and settled into practice at St. Charles, Illinois in 1841. Farnsworth was elected as a Republican to the...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Illinois Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Columbus Delano
"(June 4, 1809 -- October 23, 1896) Columbus Delano was a lawyer, state commissary general, commissioner of internal revenue, public servant, president of a bank, and American politician. Delano was born in Shoreham, Vermont and moved to Mount Vernon,...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Alexander H. Coffroth
(18 May, 1828 --2 September, 1906) Coffroth was an American politician and lawyer. Born in Somerset County, Pa., Coffroth studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851. Coffroth was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and was...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Hezekiah S. Bundy
"(August 15, 1817 -- December 12, 1895) Hezekiah Sanford Bundy was a farmer, lawyer, businessman, public servant and American politician. Bundy was born in Marietta, Ohio. Bundy studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. He was a member of the...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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William Moore
"(December 25, 1810 -- April 26, 1878) William Moore was a(n) merchant, iron worker, builder of ships, judge, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and moved to New Jersey in 1845. William...
In: New Jersey Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New Jersey Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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James C. Allen
(29 January, 1822 -- 30 January, 1912) Allen was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Shelby County, Ky., Allen was admitted to the bar in 1843 and began practice in Sullivan, Ind.. In 1848, Allen moved to Illinois and was a member of the...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Thomas T. Davis
(22 August, 1810 -- 2 May, 1872) Davis was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Middlebury, Addison County, Vt., Davis moved to New York in 1817 with his parents. Davis studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. Davis was elected as a...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Freeman Clarke
(22 March, 1809 -- 24 June, 1887) Clarke was an American businessman, banker, and politician. Born in Troy, N.Y., Clarke was the director and president of numerous banks, railroads, and telegraph and trust companies. Clarke participated as a delegate...
In: New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Thomas W. Ferry
"(June 10, 1827 -- October 13, 1896) Thomas White Ferry was a merchant, public servant, and American politician. Ferry was born in the old mission house of the Astor Fur Company on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Ferry was a member of the State house of...
In: Michigan Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Michigan Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Columbus Delano
"(June 4, 1809 -- October 23, 1896)" Columbus Delano was a(n) lawyer, public servant, commissioner, secretary of the interior, president of a bank, and an American politician. He was born in Shoreham, Vermont and moved to Mount Vernon, Knox County,...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John D. Stiles
(15 January, 1822 -- 29 October, 1896) Stiles was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Luzerne County, Pa., Stiles studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Stiles was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill the...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Thomas E. Noell
"(April 3, 1839 -- October 3, 1867) Thomas Estes Noell was a lawyer, soldier, military commissioner, and American politician. Noell was born in Perryville, Perry County, Missouri. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1858. He was appointed,...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Missouri Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Jesse O. Norton
(25 December, 1812 -- 3 August, 1875) Norton was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bennington, Vt., Norton moved to Illinois in 1835. In 1840, Norton was admitted to the bar and began practice in Joliet, Illinois. Norton was a member of the...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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William M. Stewart
"(August 9, 1827 -- April 23, 1909) William Morris Stewart was a math teacher, gold miner, lawyer, public servant, and American Politician. Stewart was born in Galen, Wayne County, New York and moved to California and then Virginia City, Nevada in...
In: Nevada Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Nevada Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Nevada Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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John Lynch
"(February 18, 1825 - July 21, 1892) John Lynch was a merchant, manager, manufacturer and American politician. Lynch was born in Portland, Maine. He was the manager of the Portland Daily Press (1862) and established the Washington Daily Union in 1877....
In: Maine Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Maine Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Alexander H. Bailey
"(August 14, 1817 -- April 20, 1874) Alexander Hamilton Bailey was a(n) lawyer, examiner in chancery, justice of the peace, public servant, judge, and American Politician. He was born in Minisink, New York. Hamilton studied law and was admitted to the...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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David Heaton
"(March 10, 1823 -- June 25, 1870) David Heaton was a(n) lawyer, public servant, special agent, auditor, and American politician. He was born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio and moved to Minnesota and then New Bern, North Carolina. David studies law...
In: North Carolina Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; North Carolina Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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James Schureman
(February 12, 1756 – January 22, 1824) Merchant, soldier, member of the Continental Congress as well as the U.S.House of Representatives and Senate. After completing his studies, Schureman founded a volunteer militia and served as its captain...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Francis P. Blair
(19 February, 1821 --8 July, 1875) Blair was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician. Born in Lexington, Ky., Blair studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842 and commenced practice in St. Louis. After serving as a Private in the Mexican...
In: Missouri Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Missouri Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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James T. Hale
(14 October, 1810 -- 6 April, 1865) Hale was an American lawyer and politician. Born in, Bradford County, Pa., Hale studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1832. Hale was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses and...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Schuyler Colfax
(23 March, 1823 -- 13 January, 1885) Colfax was an American politician and was Vice President of the United States from 1869 to 1873. Born in New York City, Colfax moved to Indiana in 1836. Colfax was a member of the State constitutional convention in...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Officers of the Senate at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Indiana Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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James Brooks
(10 November, 1810 -- 30 April, 1873) Brooks was an American journalist, and politician. Born in Portland, Maine, Brooks studied law and edited the Portland Advertiser. In 1836, Brooks moved to New York City and established the New York Daily Express....
In: New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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Joshua Seney
(4 March 1756 – 20 October 1798) Farmer, lawyer, member of the Continental Congress, and the U.S. House of Representatives. After serving as the sheriff of Queen Anne's County, Maryland, Seney served on the Maryland House of Delegates and the...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Abiel Foster
(8 August 1735 – 6 February 1806) Clergyman, delegate to the Continental Congress, and member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Foster represented New Hampshire in the Continental Congress and in the House of Representatives in the First U.S....
In: New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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Orlando Kellogg
(18 June, 1809 -- 4 March, 1863) Kellogg was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Essex County, N.Y., Kellogg studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1838. Kellogg was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress and later was elected as a...
In: New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Calvin T. Hulburd
"(June 5, 1809 -- October 25, 1897) Calvin Tilden Hulburd was a lawyer, public servant, superintendent of construction, and an American politician. Hulburd was born in Stockholm, St. Lawrence County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John L. Dawson
(7 February, 1813 -- 18 September, 1870) Dawson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Fayette County, Pa., Dawson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. Dawson was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Thomas Williams
(28 August, 1806 -- 16 June, 1872) Williams was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., Williams studied law and was admitted to the bar 1828. Williams was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John Y. Brown
"(June 28th, 1835 -- January 11, 1904) John Young Brown was a(n) lawyer, member of a committee, governor, and American politician. John was born in Claysville, Hardin County, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1857. He was a...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Kentucky Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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George Partridge
(8 February 1740 – 7 July 1828) Teacher, delegate to the Continental Congress, and Representative in the U.S. House. Partidge served as a delegate to the Massachusetts Provincial Congress and then to the Massachusetts House of Representatives and...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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Henry Winter Davis
(16 August, 1817 -- 30 December, 1865) Davis was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Annapolis, Md., Davis studied law and after admittance to the bar began practice in Alexandria, Va.. In 1850, Davis moved to Baltimore and was elected as the...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Maryland Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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John A. Kasson
(11 January, 1822 -- May 18, 1910) Kasson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Charlotte, Chittenden County, Vt., Kasson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842. Kasson practiced in St. Louis, Mo. until 1857 when he moved to Iowa....
In: Iowa Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Iowa Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Iowa Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Iowa Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Iowa Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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James C. Robinson
(19 August, 1823 -- 3 November, 1886) Robinson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Edgar County, Ill., Robinson served as a colonel in the Mexican-American War. Later in 1850, Robinson was admitted to the bar. Robinson was elected as a...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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William P. Edwards
"(November 9,1835 --June 28, 1900) William Posey Edwards was a(n) lawyer, public servant, soldier, and American politician. William was born close to Talbotton, Talbot County, Georgia. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1857. He was a...
In: Georgia Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Richard Henry Lee
(20 January 1733 – 19 June 1794) Revolutionary, member of the Continental Congress, and U.S. senator. Member of the Lee family, a historically influential family in Virginia politics. Richard Henry Lee is best known for the Lee Resolution, the...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Henry T. Blow
(15 July, 1817 -- 11 September, 1875) Blow was an American businessman and politician. Born in Southampton County, Va., Blow moved to Missouri in 1830 and was a member of the State senate from 1854 to 1858. Blow was elected as an Unconditional...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John A. Bingham
"(Janurary 21, 1815 -- March 19, 1900) John Armor Bingham was a printer, lawyer, judge, special counsel, minister, and American politician. Bingham was born in Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio. Bingham studied law and was admitted...
In: Ohio Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Robert Mallory
(15 November, 1815 -- 11 August, 1885) Mallory was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Madison County, Va., Mallory studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. Mallory was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-sixth...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Kentucky Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Benjamin F. Loan
(4 October, 1819 --- 30 March, 1881) Loan was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Breckinridge County, Ky., Loan studied law until he moved to Missouri in 1838 and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Loan was elected as an Unconditional Unionist...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Missouri Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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George Bliss
(1 January, 1813 -- 24 October, 1868) Bliss was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Jericho, Vt., Bliss studied law and after admittance to the bar in 1841, moved to Ohio to practice. Bliss was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Benjamin Wood
(13 October, 1820 -- 21 February, 1900) Wood was an American businessman, publisher, and politician. Born in Shelby County, Ky., Wood moved to New York City in childhood. Wood originally worked in the shipping business, however, went on to purchase...
In: New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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William A. Hall
(15 October, 1815 -- 15 December, 1888) Hall was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Portland, Maine, Hall moved to Missouri in 1840 and studied law. After admittance to the bar in 1841, Hall participated in the Missouri State Constitutional...
In: Missouri Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Michael C. Kerr
"(March 15, 1827 -- August 19, 1876) Michael Crawford Kerr was a lawyer, reporter, and American politician. He was born in Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania and moved to practice law in New Albany, Indiana in 1852. He studied law and was...
In: Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Richard Yates
"(January 18, 1815 -- November 1873) Richard Yates was a lawyer, governor, and American politician. He was born in Warsaw, Gallatin County, Kentucky and moved to Illinois in 1831. Yates studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. He was a member...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Cornelius Cole
"(September 17, 1822 -- November 3, 1924) Cornelius Cole was a(n) lawyer, miner, public servant, soldier, and American politician. Cole was born in Lodi, Seneca County, New York and moved to California in 1849. Cornelius studied law and was admitted...
In: California Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; California Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John F. McKinney
(12 April, 1827 -- 13 June, 1903) McKinney was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Miami County, Ohio, McKinney studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. McKinney was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and later to the...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Robert S. Hale
"(September 24, 1822 -- December 14, 1881) Robert Safford Hale was a lawyer, judge, regent of a university, counsel for the United States, commissioner, and American politician. Hale was born in Chelsea, Orange County, Vermont and moved to...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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George A. Halsey
"(December 7, 1827 -- April 1, 1894) George Armstrong Halsey was a(n) manufacturer of leather, public servant, assessor of internal revenue, president of an insurance company, and American politician. He was born in Springfield, Union County, New...
In: New Jersey Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New Jersey Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Justin S. Morrill
(14 April, 1810 -- 28 December, 1898) Morrill was an American businessman and politician. Born in Orange County, Vt., Morrill engaged in business and agriculture until he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the...
In: Vermont Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act; Vermont Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Vermont Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Vermont Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Vermont Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Vermont Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Vermont Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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William E. Finck
(1 September, 1822 -- 25 January, 1901) Finck was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Perry County, Ohio, Finck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Finck was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Aaron Harding
(20 February, 1805 -- 24 December, 1875) Harding was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Campbellsville, Taylor County, Ky., Harding studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. Harding was a member of the State house of representatives in...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Kentucky Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Kentucky Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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Daniel W. Gooch
(8 January, 1820 -- 11 November, 1891) Gooch was an American lawyer and politician. Born in York County, Maine, Gooch studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846, commencing practice in Boston. Gooch was a member of the State house of...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Massachusetts Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Massachusetts Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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Samuel Shellabarger
"(December 10, 1817 -- August 7, 1896) Samuel Shellabarger was a lawyer, minister, public servant, and American politician. Shellabarger was born close to Enon, Clark County, Ohio. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. He was a member of...
In: Ohio Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Oliver H. Dockery
"(August 12, 1830 -- March 21, 1906) Oliver Hart Dockery was a(n) farmer, public servant, consul general, and American politician. He was born close to Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina. Oliver was a member of the state house of...
In: North Carolina Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; North Carolina Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John Wentworth
"(March 5, 1815 -- October 16, 1888) John Wentworth was a teacher, mayor, writer, clerk, lawyer, editor, and American Politician. Wentworth was born in Sandwich, Carrol County, New Hampshire and moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1836. Wentworth...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Edmund Cooper
"(September 11, 1821 -- July 21, 1911) Edmund Cooper was a(n) lawyer, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. He was a member of the state...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Kellian Whaley
(6 May, 1821 -- 20 May, 1876) Whaley was an American businessman and politician. Born in Utica, N.Y., Whaley was elected as a Unionist from Virginia to the Thirty-seventh Congress. Whaley was elected as an Unconditional Unionist from West Virginia to...
In: West Virginia Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Virginia Delegation at The Road to Civil War; West Virginia Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Samuel S. Marshall
"(March 12, 1821 -- July 26, 1890) Samuel Scott Marshall was an American politician, judge, lawyer, and president of the board of managers of Hamilton College (1875-1880). Samuel was born near Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois. He studied law and...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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William B. Stokes
"(September 9, 1814 -- March 14, 1897) William Brickly Stokes was a(n) farmer, public servant, supervisor, soldier, lawyer, and American politician. Stokes was born in Chatham County, North Carolina and moved to Tennessee. He studied law and was...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Tennessee Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Tennessee Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Tennessee Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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John B. S. Todd
(4 April, 1814 -- 5 January, 1872) Todd was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Lexington, Ky., Todd served in the army until 1856 when he settled in Dakota as an Indian trader. Todd studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1861. When the...
In: Dakota Territory Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Dakota Territory Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John Beatty
"(December 16, 1828 -- December 21, 1914) John Beatty was a(n) banker, conductor of a bank, soldier, general, organizer of a bank, president of a bank, member of a board of charities, and American politician. He was born close to Sandusky, Erie...
In: Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John T. Deweese
"(June 4, 1835 -- July 4, 1906) John Thomas Deweese was a(n) lawyer, soldier, register in bankruptcy, public servant, American politician. He moved to Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas and moved to North Carolina. John studied law and was admitted...
In: North Carolina Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; North Carolina Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Jacob B. Blair
(11 April, 1821 -- 12 February, 1901) Blair was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Wood County, Va., Blair studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Blair was elected as a Unionist from Virginia to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill...
In: Virginia Delegation at The Road to Civil War; West Virginia Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John T. Stuart
(10 November, 1807 -- 28 November, 1885) Stuart was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Lexington, Ky., Stuart was admitted to the bar in 1828 and began practice in Springfield, Illinois. Stuart became a law partner of Abraham Lincoln, was a...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Theodore M. Pomeroy
(31 December, 1824 -- 23 March, 1905) Pomeroy was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cayuga, N.Y., Pomeroy studied law and wad admitted to the bar in 1846. Pomeroy was the District Attorney of Cayuga County (1850-1856) and was elected as a...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John R. Eden
(1 February, 1826 -- 9 June, 1909) Eden was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bath County, Ky., Eden was admitted to the bar in 1853 and began practice in Sullivan, Illinois. Eden was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act; Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Giles W. Hotchkiss
(15 October, 1815 -- 5 July, 1878) Hotchkiss was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Broome County, N.Y., Hotchkiss studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837, starting his practice in Binghamton, N.Y. Hotchkiss was elected as a Republican...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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George H. Yeaman
(1 November, 1829 -- 23 February, 1908) Yeaman was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Hardin County, Ky., Yeaman studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852. Yeaman served as a member of the State house of representatives in 1861 and was...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Benjamin F. Butler
"(November 5, 1818 -- January 11, 1893) Benjamin Franklin Butler was a(n) lawyer, public servant, general, manager of impeachment, governor, and American politician. Butler was born in Deerfield, New Hampshire and moved to Lowell, Massachusetts in...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Massachusetts Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Phineas W. Hitchcock
"(November 30, 1831 -- July 10, 1881) Phineas Warren Hitchcock was a(n) public servant, lawyer, U.S. marshal, surveyor general, publisher, businessman, and American politician. Hitchcock was born in New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York and moved to...
In: Nebraska Territory Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Ulysses Mercur
"(August 12, 1818 -- June 6, 1887) Ulysses Mercur was a(n) lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. Ulysses was born in Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Mercur studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. He was the presiding...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Samuel G. Daily
(1823 -- 15 August, 1866) Daily was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Trimble County, Ky., Daily studied law and was admitted to the bar in Indianapolis. Daily moved to Nebraska in 1857 and successfully contested as a Republican the election...
In: Nebraska Territory Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Nebraska Territory Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Samuel F. Cary
"(February 18, 1814 -- September 29, 1900) Samuel Fenton Cary was a(n) lawyer, paymaster general, collector of internal revenue, writer, lecturer, and American politician. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fenton studied law and was admitted to the bar...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Nathan F. Dixon
(1 May, 1812 -- 11 April, 1881) Dixon was an American lawyer, banker, and politician. Born in Westerly, R.I., Dixon studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. Dixon was a member of the State house of representatives 1841-1849, 1851-1854,...
In: Rhode Island Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Rhode Island Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Rhode Island Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Rhode Island Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Cadwalader C. Washburn
"(April 22, 1818 -- May 15, 1882) Cadwalader Colden Washburn was a(n) teacher, employed in a geological survey, surveyor, lawyer, public servant, soldier, manufacturer of flower and wood, and American politician. He was born in Livermore, Androscoggin...
In: Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Wisconsin Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Wisconsin Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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John V. L. Pruyn
(22 June, 1811 -- 21 November, 1877) Pruyn was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Albany, N.Y., Pruyn studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1832. Pruyn was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by...
In: New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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George W. Julian
(5 May, 1817 -- 7 July, 1899) Julian was an American lawyer and politician. Julian was born in Centerville, Wayne County, Ind. and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Julian was a member of the State house of representatives in 1845. Julian was elected...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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William E. Niblack
(May 19, 1822 -- May 7, 1893) William Ellis Niblack was a lawyer, surveyor, judge, and American politician. Niblack was born in Dubois County, Indiana. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. He was the surveyor of Dubois County. He served...
In: Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Indiana Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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William H. Wallace
(19 July, 1811 -- 3 March, 1865) Wallace was an American lawyer and politician representing Washington and Idaho. Born in Miami County, Ohio, Wallace studied law and was admitted to the bar. Wallace moved to Washington in 1853 and was elected as a...
In: Washington Territory Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Idaho Territory Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Jacob Golladay
"(January 19, 1819 -- May 20, 1887) Jacob Shall Golladay was a(n) public servant and American politician. Jacob was born in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee and moved to Kentucky in 1845. He was member of the State house of representatives (1851 -...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Dwight Townsend
(26 September, 1826 -- 29 October, 1899) Townsend was an American businessman and politician. Born in New York City, Townsend worked in the sugar industry. Townsend was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by...
In: New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Nathaniel Boyden
"(August 16, 1796 -- November 20, 1873) Nathaniel Boyden was a(n) teacher, lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. He was born in Conway, Massachusetts and moved to Stokes County, North Carolina in 1822. Boyden studied law and was...
In: North Carolina Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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William J. Allen
(9 June, 1829 -- 26 January, 1901.) Allen was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Wilson County, Tenn., Allen was admitted to the bar in 1849. Allen moved to Illinois in 1853 and was elected to the State senate in 1855. Allen was elected judge...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Henry Grider
(16 July, 1796 -- September 6, 1866) Grider was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Garrard County, Grider studied law and was admitted to the bar. After serving in the War of 1812, Grider was a member of the State house of representatives in...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Kentucky Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Kentucky Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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Samuel F. Gove
"(March 9, 1822 -- December 3, 1900) Samuel Francis Gove was a(n) farmer, merchant, missionary, Baptist minister, and American politician. Gove was born in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts and moved to Twiggs County, Georgia in 1835. Samuel was...
In: Georgia Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Edward D. Holbrook
"(May 6, 1836 -- June 17, 1870) Edward Dexter Holbrook was a lawyer and American politician. Holbrook was born in Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1859. He was elected as a Democrat to the 39th and 40th...
In: Idaho Territory Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Idaho Territory Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Charles M. Harris
(10 April, 1821 -- 20 September, 1896) Harris was an American lawyer and politician. Harris was born in Munfordsville, Hart County, Ky.. After admittance to the bar, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and served from March 4,...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Reuben E. Fenton
(4 July, 1819 -- 25 August, 1885) Fenton was an American lawyer, businessman, and politician. Born in Chautauqua County, N.Y., Fenton was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress and subsequently elected to the Thirty-fifth and to the three...
In: New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Elihu B. Washburne
(23 September, 1816 -- 23 October, 1887) Washburne was an American editor, lawyer, and politician. Born in Livermore, Androscoggin County, Maine, Washburne was admitted to the bar in 1840 and moved to Illinois. Washburne was elected as a Whig to the...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Illinois Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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James S. Rollins
(19 April, 1812 -- 9 January, 1888) Rollins was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., Rollins studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1834-- enacting practice in Columbia, Mo.. After serving in the Black Hawk...
In: Missouri Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Erastus Corning
(14 December, 1794 -- 9 April, 1872) Corning was an American businessman and politician. Born in Norwich, Conn., Corning moved to New York in 1814 and established himself in the iron business. Corning was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth...
In: New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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William Samuel Johnson
(7 October 1727 – 14 November 1819) Lawyer, Colonel in the Connecticut militia, slave owner, state legislator and judge. He rejected his election to the First Continental Congress and sought a compromise between Britain and colonists prior to...
In: Connecticut Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Connecticut Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Connecticut Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Connecticut Delegation at Continental Congress; Connecticut Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Connecticut Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Connecticut Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)
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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...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Missouri Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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J. Proctor Knott
"(August 29, 1830 -- June 18, 1911) James Proctor Knott was a(n) lawyer, public servant, professor, dean, governor, and American politician. Knott was born in Raywick, Marion County, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851. He was...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Anthony L. Knapp
(14 June, 1828 -- 24 May, 1881) Knapp was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., Knapp moved to Illinois in 1839. Knapp was a member of the State senate from 1851 to 1861 and was elected as a Democrat to the...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John H. Ketcham
"(December 21, 1832 -- November 4, 1906) John Henry Ketcham was a farmer, commissioner, supervisor, public servant, soldier, general, and American politician. Ketcham was born in Dover Plains, Dutchess County, New York. Ketcham was a supervisor in...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Thomas Tudor Tucker
(25 June 1745 – 2 May 1828) Longest-serving Treasurer of the U.S. Physician, member both in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House. Bermuda-born and settled in South Carolina, Tucker served in the South Carolina House of Representatives, the...
In: South Carolina Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; South Carolina Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg
(1 January 1750 – 4 June 1801) First Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, member of the Continental Congress, and Lutheran pastor by profession. Muhlenberg was a member of the Continental Congress and the Pennsylvania House of...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Thomas D. Eliot
(20 March, 1808 -- 14 June, 1870) Eliot was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Boston, Mass., Eliot studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1831. Eliot was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Massachusetts Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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John W. Leftwich
"(September 7, 1826 -- March 6, 1870) John William Leftwich was a(n) studier of medicine, merchant, public servant, mayor, and American politician. He was born in Liberty, Bedford County, Virginia and moved to Memphis, Tennessee. He was a delegate to...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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William S. Holman
(6 September, 1822 -- 22 April, 1897) Holman was an American lawyer, judge, and politician. Holman was born in Aurora, Dearborn County, Ind.. Holman was a member of the State constitutional convention in 1850 and a member of the State house of...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Indiana Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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John F. Benjamin
"(January 23, 1817 -- March 8, 1877) John Forbes Benjamin was a lawyer, public servant, soldier, provost marshal, banker, and American politician. Benjamin was born in Cicero, Onondaga, New York and moved to Missouri in 1848. John studied law and was...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Missouri Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Missouri Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Halbert E. Paine
"(February 4, 1826 -- April 14, 1905) Halbert Eleazer Paine was a(n) teacher, lawyer, soldier, general, commissioner of patents, and American politician. Paine was born in Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio and moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1857. Halbert...
In: Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Wisconsin Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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John Hathorn
(January 9, 1749 – February 19, 1825) Continental Army officer, surveyor, and U.S. Representative. Hathorn served on the New York State Assembly, where he eventually gained the title of Speaker, and the New York State Senate. Although elected to...
In: New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Francis W. Kellogg
(30 May, 1810 -- 13 January, 1879) Kellogg was an American businessman, soldier, and politician. Born in Worthington, Mass., Kellogg moved to Michigan in 1855 and was a member of the State house of representatives in 1857 and 1858. Kellogg was elected...
In: Michigan Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Michigan Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Philip Johnson
(17 January, 1818 -- 29 January, 1867) Johnson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Warren County, N.J., Johnson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. Johnson was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Isaac R. Hawkins
"(May 16, 1818 -- August 12, 1880) Isaac Roberts Hawkins was a(n) farmer, lawyer, soldier, judge, public servant, and American politician. Hawkins was born close to Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in in...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Tennessee Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Tennessee Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Thaddeus Stevens
(4 April, 1792 -- 11 August, 1868) Stevens was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Caledonia County, Vt., Stevens moved to Pennsylvania in 1815. Afterwards, Stevens studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1816. Stevens was a member of the...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Robert C. Schenck
(4 October, 1809 -- 23 March, 1890) Schenck was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician. Born in Franklin, Ohio, Schenck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1827. Schenck was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and to the three...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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John T. Wilson
"(April 16, 1811 -- October 6, 1891) John Thomas Wilson was a(n) merchant, farmer, soldier, public servant, handler of loans and mortgages, and American politician. He was born in Bell, Highland County, Ohio. Wilson was appointed 1st lieutenant of...
In: Ohio Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Nelson Taylor
"(June 8th, 1821 -- January 16, 1894) Nelson Taylor was a soldier, businessmen, public servant, president of a board of trustees, sheriff, lawyer, general, and American politician. Taylor was born in South Norwalk Connecticut and moved to California...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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William Williams (IN)
"(May 11, 1821 -- April 22, 1896) William Williams was a(n) lawyer, treasurer, managed a bank, director of a railroad, director of a prison, soldier, Charge d'Affaires, and American politician. He was born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania...
In: Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John L. Thomas, Jr.
"(May 20, 1835 -- October 15, 1893) John Lewis Thomas Jr. was a lawyer, city solicitor, public servant, a collector of the port, and American politician. Thomas was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1856. He...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Israel G. Lash
"(August 18, 1810 -- April 1, 1878) Israel George Lash was a(n) merchant, cigar manufacturer, banker, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Bethania, Forsyth County, North Carolina. Lash was a delegate to the State constitutional...
In: North Carolina Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; North Carolina Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Benjamin Huntington
(19 April 1736 – 16 October 1800) Lawyer and jurist, Huntingdon served as a delegate to the Second Continental Congress and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives during the First United States Congress. ['Benjamin Huntington', Wikipedia]
In: Connecticut Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Connecticut Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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William G. Steele
(17 December, 1820 -- 22 April, 1892) Steele was an American banker and politician. Born in Somerset County, N.J., Steele was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United...
In: New Jersey Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New Jersey Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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George W. Anderson
"(May 22, 1832 -- February 26, 1902) George Washington Anderson was a lawyer, public servant, soldier, and an American politician. Anderson was born in Jefferson County, Tennessee and moved to St. Louis Missouri in 1853. George studied law and was...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Missouri Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Walter D. McIndoe
(30 March, 1819 -- 22 August, 1872) McIndoe was an Scottish American businessman and politician. Born in Dumbartonshire, Scotland, McIndoe immigrated to the United States in 1834 and engaged in business in New York, Charleston, and St. Louis. In 1845,...
In: Wisconsin Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Samuel Hooper
(3 February, 1808 -- 14 February, 1875) Hooper was an American businessman and politician. Born in Marblehead, Mass., Hooper traveled extensively until 1832, when Hooper engaged in business in Boston. Hooper was a member of the State house of...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Massachusetts Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Massachusetts Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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Fernando Wood
"(June 14, 1812 -- February 14, 1881) Fernando Wood was a(n) shipping merchant, dispatch agent at a port, mayor, and American politician. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and moved to New York City in 1820. Wood was appointed by Secretary of...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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William A. Pile
"(February 11, 1829 -- July 7, 1889) William Anderson Pile was a(n) minister, member of a conference, soldier, general, governor, Minister Resident, and American politician. He was born close to Indianapolis, Indiana and moved to Missouri. He studied...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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William H. Miller
(28 February, 1829 -- 12 September, 1870) Miller was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Perry County, Pa., Miller studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. Miller was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source:...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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James S. Brown
(1 February, 1824 -- 15 April, 1878) Brown was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Penobscot County, Maine, Brown studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Afterwards, Brown began practice in Wisconsin and was elected as a Democrat to...
In: Wisconsin Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John Law
(28 October, 1796 -- 7 October, 1873) Law was an American lawyer, author, Judge and politician. Born in New London, Conn., Law was admitted to the bar in 1817 and began practice in Vincennes, Indiana. Law was a member of the State house of...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Indiana Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Brutus J. Clay
(1 July, 1808 -- 11 October, 1878) Clay was an American businessman and politician. He was born in Madison County, Ky. and elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress, serving from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Andrew J. Rogers
(1 July, 1828 -- 22 May, 1900) Rogers was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Sussex County, N.J., Rogers studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852. Rogers was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; New Jersey Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; New Jersey Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New Jersey Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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J. Francisco Chaves
(June 27, 1833 -- November 26, 1904) Jose Francisco Chaves was born in Padillas, Mexico (now new mexico). Chaves was a(n) studier of medicine, stock raiser, president of a territorial council, solider, superintendent, state historian, and American...
In: New Mexico Territory Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New Mexico Territory Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New Mexico Territory Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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William Branch Giles
(12 August 1762 – 4 December 1830), U.S. Senator, Governor of Virginia, and political writer. Four years after studying law under George Wythe, Giles was elected to Congress where he served alongside James Madison in the House of Representatives....
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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William B. Campbell
"(Feburary 1, 1907 -- August 19, 1867) William Bowen Campbell was a(n) lawyer, farmer, banker, public servant, soldier, judge, governor, general, and American politician. Campbell was born near Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee. He studied law...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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William H. Wadsworth
(4 July, 1821 -- 2 April, 1893) Wadsworth was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., Wadsworth studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Wadsworth was a member of the State senate from 1853 to 1856. During the...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Kentucky Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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John W. Noell
(22 February, 1816 -- 14 March, 1863) Noell was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bedford County, Va., Noell moved to Missouri in childhood. Noell studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Afterwards, Noell served as a member of the...
In: Missouri Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Abner C. Harding
"(February 10, 1807 -- July 19, 1874) Abner Clark Harding was a lawyer, soldier, American politician and engaged in banking and railroad building. Harding was born in East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut, and moved to Monmouth, Warren County,...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Samuel Provoost
(1742-1815) A former chaplain of the Continental Congress, Provoost was elected by the Senate as one of the chaplains of the First Congress in 1789. ['Provoost, Samuel', American National Biography]
In: Offices of Congress at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Offices of Congress at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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John Langdon
(26 June 1741 – 18 September 1819) Merchant and legislator. The owner of several merchant vessels, he helped to build warships during the Revolutionary War and was a delegate to the Continental Congress. He was speaker of the New Hampshire House of...
In: New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at Continental Congress; New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; New Hampshire Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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James M. Cavanaugh
"(July 4, 1823 -- October 30, 1879) James Michael Cavanaugh was a(n) lawyer, miner, public servant, and American politician. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and moved to Iowa, Minnesota, and Montana. James studied law and was admitted to the...
In: Montana Territory Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Montana Territory Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John A. Logan
"(February 9, 1826 -- December 26, 1886) John Alexander Logan was a(n) soldier, clerk, lawyer, public servant, general, manager to conduct impeachment, and American politician. Logan was born in Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois. He studied law...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Illinois Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Nicholas Gilman
(3 August 1755 – 2 May 1814) Officer in the Continental Army and merchant. A Captain during the Revolutionary War, Gilman held many administrative duties and rose to the position of assistant adjutant general for the army. He was appointed as a...
In: New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at Continental Congress; New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New Hampshire Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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Roderick R. Butler
"April 9, 1827 -- August 18th, 1902" Roderick Randum Butler was a(n) tailor, lawyer, postmaster, soldier, public servant, judge, and American politician. He was born in Wytheville, Virginia and moved to Taylorsville, Tennessee. Roderick studied law...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Tennessee Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Sempronius H. Boyd
(28 May, 1828 -- 22 June, 1894) Boyd was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician. Born Williamson County, Tenn., Boyd moved to Missouri in 1854. Boyd studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1856, afterwards becoming the mayor of Springfield....
In: Missouri Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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William Radford
(24 June, 1814 -- 18 January, 1870) Radford was an American politician and businessman. Born in Dutchess County, N.Y., Radford was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Joseph W. White
(2 October, 1822 -- 6 August, 1892) White was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Guernsey County, Ohio, White studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. White was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress, however, never...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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George E. Cole
(23 December, 1826 -- 3 December, 1906) Cole was an American politician. Born in Oneida County, N.Y., Cole moved to Washington in 1860. Cole was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States...
In: Washington Territory Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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James F. Wilson
(19 October, 1828 -- 22 April, 1895) Wilson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, Wilson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851, practicing in Newark, Ohio. Wilson moved to Jefferson County, Iowa, in...
In: Iowa Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Iowa Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Iowa Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Iowa Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Iowa Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Iowa Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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Daniel Morris
(4 January, 1812 -- 22 April, 1889) Morris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Seneca County, N.Y., Morris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1845. Morris served as the District Attorney of Yates County, N.Y (1847-1850) and was...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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William A. Richardson
(16 January, 1811 -- 27 December, 1875) Richardson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., he was admitted to the bar in 1831 and commenced practice in Shelbyville, Illinois. Richardson served as State's...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Hiram P. Bennet
(2 September, 1826 -- 11 November, 1914) Bennet was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Franklin County, Maine, Bennet studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851. Bennet moved to Denver, Colorado in 1859. After Colorado was admitted as a...
In: Colorado Territory Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Colorado Territory Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Daniel W. Voorhees
(26 September, 1827 -- 10 April, 1897) Voorhees was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Liberty Township, Butler County, Ohio, Voorhees moved with his parents to Indiana. Voorhees was admitted to the bar in 1851 and commenced practice in...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Indiana Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Indiana Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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Lawrence S. Trimble
"(August 26, 1825 -- August 9, 1904). Lawrence Strother Trimble was a lawyer, judge, president of a railroad company, and American politician. Trimble studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. He was a judge of equity and criminal court of the...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Charles V. Culver
"(September 6, 1830 -- January 10, 1909) Charles Vernon Culver was a(n) merchant, establisher of banks, and American politician. Culver was born in Logan, Hocking County, Ohio and moved to Reno, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Culver helped to develop...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Ebenezer Dumont
(23 November, 1814 -- 16 April, 1871) Dumont was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Vevay, Indiana, after admittance to the bar Dumont commenced practice in Vevay. Dumont was a member of the State house of representatives in 1838 and later...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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Ebon C. Ingersoll
(12 December, 1831 -- 31 May, 1879) Ingersoll was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Dresden, Yates County, N.Y., Ingersoll moved into Wisconsin Territory in 1843 and subsequently to Illinois. Ingersoll was admitted to the bar in 1854 and...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Illinois Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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Oliver P. Morton
"(August 4, 1823 - November 1, 1877) Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton was a(n) hatter, lawyer, Governor, member of a commission, judge, and American politician. Morton was born in Salisbury, Wayne County, Indiana. He studied law and was admitted to...
In: Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Joseph W. Clift
"(September 30, 1837 -- May 2, 1908) Joseph Wales Clift was a(n) surgeon, soldier, registrar, and American politician. Joseph was born in North Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts and moved to Savannah, Georgia. Joseph entered the Union army as...
In: Georgia Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Samuel McKee
"(November 5, 1833 -- December 11, 1898) Samuel McKee was a lawyer, soldier, pension agent, and American politician. McKee was born near Mountain Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky. Samuel studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1858. He served...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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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...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Nathaniel G. Taylor
"(December 29, 1819 -- April 1, 1887) Nathaniel Green Taylor was a(n) lawyer, public servant, member of a relief association, commissioner of Indian Affairs, preacher, and American politician. Nathaniel was born in Happy Valley, Carter County,...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Daniel J. Morrell
"(August 8, 1821 -- August 20, 1885) Daniel Johnson Morrell was a(n) clerk, merchant, manager of an iron company, president of a gas and water company, president of a bank, public servant, and American politician. He was born in North Berwick, York...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John N. Goodwin
"(October 18, 1824 -- April 29, 1887) John Noble Goodwin was a lawyer, public servant, chief justice, governor, and American politician. Goodwin was born in South Berwick, York County, Maine and moved to Arizona in 1863. John studied law and was...
In: Maine Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Arizona Territory Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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John Coburn
"(October 27, 1825 -- January 28, 1908) John Coburn was a(n) lawyer, judge, public servant, soldier, general, and American politician. Coburn was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Coburn studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1849. He served on the...
In: Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Lucien Anderson
(23 June, 1824 -- 18 October, 1898) Anderson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Graves County, Ky., Anderson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1845. Anderson was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John S. Carlile
(16 December, 1817 -- 24 October, 1878) Carlile was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Winchester, Va., Carlile studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Carlile participated as a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1850...
In: Virginia Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Virginia Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John O'Neill
(17 December, 1822 -- 25 May, 1905) O'Neill was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., O'Neill studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842. O'Neill moved to Ohio in 1844 and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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George M. Adams
"(December 20, 1837 -- April 6, 1920) George Madison Adams was a(n) lawyer, clerk, soldier, register, secretary of state, commissioner of a railroad, United States Pension agent, and American politician. He was born in Barbourville, Knox County,...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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William Johnston
(1819 -- May 1, 1866) Johnston was an Irish American lawyer and politician. Born in Ireland, Johnston studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced from 1859 to 1863. Johnston was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and did not...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Sidney Clarke
"(October 16, 1831 -- June 18, 1909) Sidney Clarke was a publisher, soldier, railroad builder, and American politician. Clarke was born in Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts and moved to Lawrence, Kansas in 1859. He published the Southbridge...
In: Kansas Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Kansas Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kansas Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Samuel F. Miller
(27 May, 1827 -- 16 March, 1892) Miller was an American lawyer, farmer, and politician. Born in Delaware County, N.Y., Miller studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1853, however, did not practice frequently. Miller was elected as a Republican to...
In: New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Nelson Tift
"July 23, 1810 -- November 21, 1891) Nelson Tift was a(n) merchant, founder of a city, justice of the peace, public servant, judge, soldier, publisher and founder of newspaper, railroad builder, and American politician. Nelson was born in Groton,...
In: Georgia Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Portus Baxter
(4 December, 1806 -- 4 March, 1868) Baxter was an American politician. Born in Orleans County, Vt., Baxter was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United...
In: Vermont Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Vermont Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Vermont Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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John Augustus Griswold
(11 November, 1822 -- 31 October, 1872) Griswold was an American banker, businessman, and politician. Born in Rensselaer County, N.Y., Griswold worked in steel manufacturing. In 1855, Griswold served as the mayor of Troy and additionally as president...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John B. Steele
(28 March, 1814 -- 24 September, 1866) Steele was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Delhi, N.Y., Steele studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1839. Steele was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth...
In: New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Godlove S. Orth
(22 April, 1817 -- 16 December, 1882) Orth was an American lawyer and politician. Orth was born in Lebanon, Pa.. Orth was admitted to the bar in 1839 and began practice in LaFayette, Indiana. Orth was a member of the State senate from 1843 to 1848,...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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Egbert Benson
(21 June 1746 – 24 August 1833) Lawyer, delegate to the Continental Congress (but did not attend), and member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Benson was selected by the state legislature to join Hamilton as New York’s delegation to the...
In: New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Chilton A. White
(6 February, 1826 -- 7 December, 1900) White was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Brown County, Ohio, White studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. White was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses...
In: Ohio Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Theodorick Bland
(21 March 1741 – 1 June 1790) Soldier, Representative in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, planter, and physician. After a brief career as a soldier, Bland represented Virginia in the Continental Congress, in the...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Green C. Smith
(4 July, 1826 -- 29 June, 1895) Smith was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician. Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., Smith served in the Mexican War. Smith was admitted to the bar in 1852 and was a member of the State house of representatives...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Kentucky Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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William Blount
(26 March 1749 – 21 March 1800) Land speculator, planter, slave owner, and state governor. During the Revolutionary War he was a paymaster in the militia and Continental Army. He was a North Carolina delegate to the Confederation Congress and then...
In: North Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; North Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); North Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; North Carolina Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); North Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); North Carolina Delegation at Continental Congress; North Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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Benjamin G. Harris
(13 December, 1805 -- 4 April, 1895) Harris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in St. Mary’s County, Md., Harris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Harris was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congress,...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Maryland Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Maryland Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Maryland Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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Henry H. Starkweather
"(April 29, 1826 -- January 28, 1876) Henry Howard Starkweather was a(n) lawyer, public servant, postmaster, and American politician. Starkweather was born in Preston, Connecticut. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. Henry served as a member...
In: Connecticut Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Connecticut Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Elijah Hise
"(July 4, 1802 -- May 8, 1867) Elijah Hise was a(n) lawyer, judge, public servant, Charge d'Affaires, and American politician. Hise was born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and moved to Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky. He studied law and was...
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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John H. Rice
(5 February, 1816 -- 14 March, 1911) Rice was an American businessman, lawyer, and politician. Born in Mount Vernon, Maine, Rice studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Rice was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth,...
In: Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Maine Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Maine Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Oliver J. Dickey
"(April 6, 1823 -- April 21, 1876) Oliver James Dickey was a(n) lawyer, public servant, soldier, and American politician. He was born in Old Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Oliver studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. He was a...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John Hogan
"(January 2, 1805 -- February 5, 1892) John Hogan was a shoemaker, Methodist preacher, merchant, grocer, register at a land office, president of a board of public works, public servant, and American politician. Hogan was born in Mallow, County Cork,...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Luke P. Poland
"(November 1, 1815 -- July 2, 1887) Luke Potter Poland was a teacher, lawyer, register of probate, public servant, judge, trustee of a University, and president of a bank, and American politician. Luke was born in Westford, Vermont. He studied law...
In: Vermont Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Vermont Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Vermont Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Henry S. Lane
(24 February, 1811 -- 18 June, 1881) Lane was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Sharpsburg, Ky., Lane was admitted to the bar in Mount Sterling, Ky. in 1832 and began practice in Crawfordsville, Indiana in 1834. Lane was a member of the State...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Indiana Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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George R. Riddle
(1817 -- 29 March, 1867) Riddle was an American engineer, lawyer, and politician. Born in New Castle, Del. and admitted to the bar in 1848, Riddle was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses and served from March 4th,...
In: Delaware Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Delaware Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Delaware Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Delaware Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Delaware Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Amos Myers
(23 April, 1824 -- 18 October, 1893) Myers was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., Myers studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. Myers was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source:...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Jesse Lazear
(12 December, 1804 -- 2 September, 1877) Lazear was an American businessman and politician. Born in Greene County, Pa., Lazear was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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William H. Koontz
"(July 15, 1830 -- July 4, 1911) William Henry Koontz was a(n) lawyer, public servant, counsel for a railroad, and American politician. He was born in Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. William studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851....
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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James R. Morris
(10 January, 1819 -- 24 December, 1899) Morris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Rogersville, Greene County, Pa., Morris moved to Ohio with his family in 1829. Morris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Morris was elected as...
In: Ohio Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Ezra Wheeler
(23 December, 1820 -- 19 September, 1871) Wheeler was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Chenango County, N.Y., Wheeler moved to Wisconsin in 1849. Wheeler was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical...
In: Wisconsin Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Thomas B. Shannon
(21 September, 1827 -- 10 August, 1880) Shannon was an American politician and businessman. He was born in Westmoreland County, Pa. and moved to California in 1849 where he engaged in mercantile pursuits. Shannon was elected as a Republican to the...
In: California Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Daniel Huger
(20 February 1742 – 6 July 1799) Planter and Congressman. Huger served as a delegate in the Continental Congress before his election to the House of Representatives, where he served on the First and Second Congresses. [‘Daniel Huger ‘, Wikipedia]
In: South Carolina Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; South Carolina Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
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Caleb N. Taylor
"(July 27, 1813 -- November 12, 1887) Caleb Newbold Taylor was a(n) farmer, public servant, banker, president of a bank, and American politician. He was born close to Newportville, Bristol Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Caleb was a delegate to...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John Taffe
"(January 30, 1827 -- March 14, 1884) John Taffe was a(n) lawyer, public servant, soldier, receiver of public land, and American politician. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and moved to Nebraska in 1856. Taffe studied law and was admitted to the...
In: Nebraska Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Nebraska Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John F. Kinney
(2 April, 1816 -- 16 August, 1902) Kinney was an American politician and lawyer. Born in Oswego County, N.Y., Kinney studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. Kinney was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source:...
In: Utah Territory Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Charles H. Prince
"(May 9, 1837 -- April 3, 1912) Charles Henry Prince was a(n) postmaster, merchant, soldier, cashier of a bank, superintendent, public servant, and American politician. Charles was born in Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine and moved to Augusta Georgia...
In: Georgia Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Alexander H. Rice
(30 August, 1818 -- 22 July, 1895) Rice was an American paper manufacturer and politician. Born in Newton Lower Falls, Mass., Rice worked in the paper business until elected as mayor in 1856 and 1857. Rice was elected as a Republican to the...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Massachusetts Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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Hamilton Ward Sr.
"(July 3, 1829 -- December 28 1898) Hamilton Ward was a lawyer, commissioner, public servant, attorney general, judge, and American politician. Ward was born in Salisbury, Herkimer County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851....
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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William S. King
Postmaster of the House of Representatives for the Thirty-Eighth Congress
In: Officers of the House of Representatives at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Charles Denison
(23 January, 1818 -- 27 June, 1867) Denison was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Wyoming Valley, Pa., Denison studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Denison was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Gilman Marston
"(August 20, 1811 -- July 3, 1890) Gilman Marston was a lawyer, public servant, soldier, and American politician. Marston was born in Oxford, New Hampshire. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. He was a member of the State house of...
In: New Hampshire Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New Hampshire Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Charles Goodyear
"(April 26, 1804 -- April 9 , 1876) Charles Goodyear was a lawyer, judge, public servant, president of a bank, and an American politician. Goodyear was born in Cobleskill, Schoharie County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1826....
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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James M. Ashley
(14 November, 1824 -- 16 September, 1896) Ashley was an American businessman and politician. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Ashley moved to Ohio in 1849. Ashley was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses. [Source:...
In: Ohio Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Ohio Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Augustus C. Baldwin
(24 December, 1817 -- 21 January, 1903) Baldwin was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Onondaga County, N.Y., Baldwin studied law and was admitted into the bar in 1842. Baldwin was a member of the State house of representatives (1844-1846) and...
In: Michigan Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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James B. Beck
"(February 13, 1822 -- May 3, 1890) James Burnie Beck was a(n) lawyer, member of a commission, and American politician. Beck was born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland and immigrated to Lexington, Kentucky (1843). He studied law and was admitted to the bar....
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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William D. Kelley
(12 April, 1814 -- 9 January, 1890) Kelley was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Kelley studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Kelley was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and to the fourteen...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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George Middleton
(14 October, 1800 -- 31 December, 1888) Middleton was an American tanner and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Middleton moved to New Jersey in childhood. Middleton held several local offices and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Moses F. Odell
(24 February, 1818 -- 13 June, 1866) Odell was an American politician. Born in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., Odell was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United...
In: New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Ambrose W. Clark
(19 February, 1810 -- 13 October, 1887) Clark was an American journalist and politician. Born in Cooperstown, N.Y., Clark was the publisher of the Otsego Journal (1831-1836) and the Northern New York Journal (1844-1860). Clark was elected as a...
In: New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Oakes Ames
(10 January, 1804 -- 8 May, 1873) Ames was an American businessman and politician. He was born in Easton, Mass. and elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses. Ames was censured by the House of Representatives...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Massachusetts Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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Alexander Long
(24 December, 1816 -- 28 November, 1886) Long was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Mercer County, Pa., Long studied law and after admittance to the bar began practice in Ohio. Long was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress,...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Francisco Perea
(9 January, 1830 --21 May, 1913) Perea was an American businessman and politician. Born in Los Padillas, N.Mex., Perea was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-...
In: New Mexico Territory Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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James W. Nesmith
(June 23, 1820 -- 17 June, 1885) Nesmith was an American politician. Born in New Brunswick, Canada, while his parents were on vacation, and moved to Oregon in 1843. Nesmith was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1860 and later...
In: Oregon Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Oregon Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Oregon Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Oregon Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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Samuel McLean
(7 August, 1826 -- 16 July, 1877) McLean was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Carbon County, Pa., McLean studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1849. In 1862, McLean moved to Montana and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and...
In: Montana Territory Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Montana Territory Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Garrett Davis
(10 September, 1801 -- 22 September, 1872) Davis was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Mount Sterling, Ky., Davis studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1823. Davis was a member of the State house of representatives from 1833 to 1835....
In: Kentucky Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Kentucky Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Kentucky Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Kentucky Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Kentucky Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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Austin A. King
(21 September, 1802 -- 22 April, 1870) Born in Sullivan County, Tenn., King studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1822. After moving to Missouri in 1830, King served in the Black Hawk War. King was a member of the State house of representatives...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John V. L. Pruyn
"(June 22, 1811 -- November 21, 1877) John Van Schaick Lansing Pruyn was a(n) lawyer, public servant, regent of a university, chancellor, and American politician. Pruyn was born in Albany, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1832....
In: New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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William S. King
Post master of the House of Representatives of the Fortieth Congress
In: Officers of the House of Representatives at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Henry W. Tracy
(24 September, 1807 -- 11 April, 1886) Tracy was an American businessman and politician. Born in Ulster Township, Bradford County, Pa., Tracy studied law but was never admitted to the bar and pursued business. Tracy was elected as an Independent...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Henry D. Washburn
"(March 28, 1832 -- January 26th 1871) Henry Dana Washburn was a tanner, currier, teacher, lawyer, county auditor, soldier, surveyor general, explorer, and American politician. Henry was born in Windsor, Vermont and moved to Vermillion County, Indiana...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Indiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Charles A. Eldredge
(27 February, 1820 -- 26 October, 1896) Eldredge was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bridport, Vt., Eldredge studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. Eldredge moved to Wisconsin in 1848 and afterwards was elected as a Democrat to...
In: Wisconsin Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Wisconsin Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Thomas Jenckes
(2 November, 1818 -- 4 November, 1875) Jenckes was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cumberland, R.I., Jenckes studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Jenckes was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the three...
In: Rhode Island Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Rhode Island Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Rhode Island Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Rhode Island Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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James W. Patterson
(July 2, 1823 -- 4 May, 1893) Patterson was an American professor and politician. Born in Henniker, N.H., Patterson was a professor of mathematics, astronomy, and meteorology at Dartmouth College from 1854 to 1865. Patterson was elected as a...
In: New Hampshire Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; New Hampshire Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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George S. Boutwell
(28 January, 1818 -- 27 February, 1905) Boutwell was an American businessman, lawyer, and politician. Born in Brookline, Mass., Boutwell was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election to both Congress and the governorship on several occasions...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Massachusetts Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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John G. Scott
(26 December, 1819 -- 16 May, 1892) Scott was an American businessman and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Scott moved to Missouri in 1842 and engaged in the Iron business. Scott was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress to fill...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Augustus Frank
(17 July, 1826 -- 29 April, 1895) Frank was an American businessman and politician. Born in Wyoming County, N.Y., Frank was the director and vice president of the Buffalo & New York City Railroad Co. Frank was elected as a Republican to the...
In: New York Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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James M. Marvin
(27 February, 1809 -- 25 April, 1901) Marvin was an American politician and businessman. Born in Saratoga County, N.Y., Marvin worked within the hotel business. Marvin was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Samuel L. Warner
"(June 14, 1828 -- February 6, 1893) Samuel Larkin Warner was a lawyer and an American politician. He was born in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut. He graduated from the law department of Harvard University (1854) and was admitted to the bar...
In: Connecticut Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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William R. Morrison
(24 September, 1824 -- 29 September, 1909) Morrison was an American lawyer, politician, and colonel. Born in Monroe County, Ill., Morrison was a soldier in the Mexican-American War. After returning to Illinois in 1851, Morrison studied law and was...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act; Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Henry W. Harrington
(12 September, 1825 -- 20 March, 1882) Harrington was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cooperstown, Otsego County, N.Y., Harrington was admitted to the bar in 1848 and moved to Indiana in 1856. Harrington was elected as a Democrat to the...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Charles E. Phelps
"(May 1, 1833 -- December 27, 1908) Charles Edward Phelps was a lawyer, public servant, soldier, commissioner of public schools, judge, member of law faculty at a university, and an American politician. Phelps was born in Guilford, Windham County,...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Maryland Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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John Brown
(12 September 1757 – 28 August 1837) Lawyer and Congressman for Virginia. While Kentucky was still a district of Virginia, Brown represented Kentucky in the Virginia Senate. He went on to serve on the Continental Congress and the First Congress of...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Joseph P. Newsham
"(May 24, 1837 -- October 22, 1919) Joseph Parkinson Newsham was a(n) merchant, lawyer, soldier, clerk, public servant, planter, establisher of a newspaper, and American politician. He was born in Preston, Lancashire, England and moved to Illinois and...
In: Louisiana Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Louisiana Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Archibald McAllister
(12 October, 1813 -- 18 July, 1883) McAllister was an American businessman and politician. Born in Dauphin County, Pa., McAllister worked in the manufacturing charcoal iron at Springfield Furnace. McAllister was elected as a Democrat to the...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Anson Herrick
(21 January, 1812 -- 6 February, 1868) Herrick was an American journalist and politician. Born in Androscoggin County, Maine, Herrick moved to New York City in 1836 and established the New York Atlas. Herrick was elected as a Democrat to the...
In: New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John W. Chanler
(14 September, 1826 -- 19 October, 1877) Chanler was an American lawyer and politician. Born in New York City, Chanler studied law in Germany and was admitted to the bar. Chanler was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and to the two succeeding...
In: New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; New York Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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Adam J. Glossbrenner
"(August 31, 1810 -- March 1, 1889) Adam John Glossbrenner was a(n) printer, publisher, clerk, Sergeant at Arms, secretary, and American politician. Glossbrenner was born in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland and moved to York, Pennsylvania in...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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Ithamar C. Sloan
(9 May, 1822 -- 24 December, 1898) Sloan was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Madison County, N.Y., Sloan studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. In 1854, Sloan moved to Wisconsin and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth...
In: Wisconsin Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Charles Upson
(19 March, 1821 -- 5 September, 1855) Upson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Southington, Conn., Upson studied law at the Yale Law School in 1844 and moved to Michigan in 1845. Upson was a member of the State senate in 1855 and 1856 and...
In: Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Michigan Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Michigan Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Samuel Knox
(21 March, 1815 -- 7 March, 1905) Knox was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Blandford, Mass., Knox studied law and was admitted to the bar after moving to Missouri in 1838. Knox successfully contested as an Unconditional Unionist the...
In: Missouri Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Sydenham E. Ancona
(20 November, 1824 -- June 20, 1913) Ancona was an American politician and businessman. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., Ancona was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. Afterwards, he became involved...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Pennsylvania Delegation at The Road to Civil War
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William A. Newell
"(September 5, 1817 -- August 8, 1901)" William Augustus Newell was a doctor, governor, surgeon, Indian inspector, and American politician. Newell was born in Franklin, Ohio, and moved to New Brunswick, New Jersey. Newell was a governor of New Jersey...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Jacob M. Howard
(10 July, 1805 -- 2 April, 1871) Howard was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bennington County, Vt., Howard studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. Howard was a member of the State house of representatives (1838) and was elected as...
In: Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Michigan Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Michigan Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Michigan Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Michigan Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Isaac N. Arnold
(30 November, 1815 -- 24 April, 1884) Arnold was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Hartwick, Otsego County, N.Y., Arnold was admitted to the bar in 1835 and moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1836. Arnold was elected as a Republican to the...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Peter Silvester
(1734 – 15 October 1808) Member of the U.S. Senate, lawyer, and mentor to Martin Van Buren. During the American Revolutionary War, he held a variety of political positions in New York, such as member of the First and Second Provincial Congresses....
In: New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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William B. Washburn
(31 January, 1820 -- 5 October, 1887) Washburn was an American politician. Born in Winchendon, Worcester County, Mass., Washburn was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4th, 1863 to...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Massachusetts Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]
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John F. Driggs
(8 March, 1813 -- 17 December, 1877) Driggs was an American politician, mechanic, businessman, and educator. Born in Kinderhook, N.Y., Driggs moved to Michigan in 1856 and worked in the real estate business. Driggs was elected as a Republican to the...
In: Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Michigan Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Michigan Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Michigan Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Pierce M. B. Young
"(November 15, 1836 -- July 6, 1896) Pierce Manning Butler Young was a(n) soldier, general, farmer, public servant, commissioner, consul general, envoy, and American politician. Young was born in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina and...
In: Georgia Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Georgia Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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John H. Hubbard
(24 March, 1804 -- 30 July, 1872) Hubbard was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., Hubbard was admitted to the bar in 1828. Hubbard was a member of the State senate 1847-1849 and was a prosecuting attorney...
In: Connecticut Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Connecticut Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Connecticut Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Connecticut Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]
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Calvin T. Hulburd
(5 June, 1809 -- 25 October, 1897) Hulburd was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Stockholm, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., Hulburd studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. Hulburd was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth,...
In: New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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William Grayson
(1736–12 March 1790) Soldier, lawyer, and U.S. Senator. After taking up law, Grayson served in the Virginia Convention in 1775 and then as a colonel of infantry in the army. He proceeded to Congress in 1784, where he was acting president. He...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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A. Carter Wilder
(18 March, 1828 -- 22 December, 1875) Wilder was an American businessman and politician. He was born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., but moved to Kansas in 1857 and engaged in business. In the Civil War, Wilder was a captain in Kansas brigade....
In: Kansas Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Sidney Perham
(27 March, 1819 -- 10 April, 1907) Perham was an American politician. Born in Woodstock, Maine, Perham was a member of the State house of representatives in 1854, serving as speaker. Perham was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth,...
In: Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Maine Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Maine Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Jonathan Elmer
(29 November 1745–03 September 1817) Physician, jurist, delegate to the Continental Congress, and U.S. Senator. While practicing as a doctor, Elmer educated himself in jurisprudence and was appointed sheriff of Cumberland County, New Jersey. He...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Henry L. Cake
"(October 6, 1827 -- August 26, 1899) Henry Lutz Cake was a(n) printer, publisher, soldier, miner and shipper of anthracite coal, and American politician. He was close to Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Lutz published the...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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William Temple
(28 February, 1814 -- 28 May, 1863) Temple was an American businessman and politician. Born in Queen Anne County, Md., Temple served in the State house of representatives in 1844 and the State senate from 1845 to 1854. Temple was Delaware's governor...
In: Delaware Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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John Vining
(23 December 1758 – February 1802) Lawyer, continental Congressman, U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator. Vining, after studying law under George Read, was elected to the Continental Congress three times and to the Delaware House of Assembly...
In: Delaware Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Delaware Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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William A. Darling
"(December 27, 1817 -- May 26, 1895) William Augustus Darling was a clerk, grocer, director of an association, officer, president of a railroad and a bank, collector, appraiser, and American politician. Darling was born in Newark, New Jersey and moved...
In: New York Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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Frederick A. Pike
(9 December, 1816 -- 2 December, 1886) Pike was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Calais, Maine, Pike studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. After he began practice in Calais, he became the mayor in 1852 and 1853. Pike was elected...
In: Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Maine Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Maine Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Maine Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Maine Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Nehemiah Perry
(30 March, 1816 -- 1 November, 1881) Perry was an American businessman and politician. Born in Fairfield County, Conn., Perry moved to New Jersey in 1836. Perry worked within the clothing business and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh...
In: New Jersey Delegation at The Road to Civil War; New Jersey Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Frederick A. Sawyer
"(December 12, 1822 -- July 21, 1891) Frederick Adolphus Sawyer was a(n) teacher, collector of internal revenue, assistant secretary, employed in a coast survey, special agent, president of a company, and American politician. He was born in Bolton,...
In: South Carolina Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; South Carolina Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment
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James R. Hubbell
"(July 13, 1824 -- November 26, 1890) James Randolph Hubbell was a teacher, lawyer, public servant, and American politician. Hubbel was born in Lincoln Township, Delaware County, Ohio. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1845. He was a...
In: Ohio Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866