United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.

Rhode Island Delegation

This is one of the 63 delegations in the convention, accounting for 15 of 1451 people who took part.

Members (15):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Nelson W. Aldrich Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Henry B. Anthony Visualize (1 April, 1815 -- 2 September, 1884) Anthony was an American editor and politician. Born in Coventry, R.I., Anthony was the editor of the Providence Journal in 1838, later becoming one of its owners. Anthony was elected Governor of Rhode Island in 1849 and was reelected in 1850. Anthony was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1858 and reelected in 1864, 1870, 1876 and 1882. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Rhode Island Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Rhode Island Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation) , Rhode Island Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Rhode Island Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Latimer W. Ballou Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Clark Burdick Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Ambrose Burnside Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Jonathan Chace Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
LeBaron B. Colt Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Benjamin T. Eames Visualize (June 4, 1818 — October 6, 1901) Eames was a teacher, bookkeeper, and lawyer. Benjamin Eames was born in Norfolk County, Massachusetts and moved to Providence, Rhode Island after studying law and being admitted to the bar in 1845. He served as a clerk of the State House of Representatives (1845-1850), a member of the State Senate (1854-1857), and member of the State House of Representatives (1859, 1860, 1868-1869). Eames was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1871 to March 3, 1879. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/E000005] Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Peter G. Gerry Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Ambrose Kennedy Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
George Francis O'Shaunessy Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
William A. Pirce Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
William P. Sheffield Visualize (August 30, 1820 — June 2, 1907) William Paine Sheffield, (father of William Paine Sheffield), a Representative and a Senator from Rhode Island; born in New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport County, R.I., August 30, 1820; completed preparatory studies; attended Kingston Academy, Rhode Island, and graduated from the law department of Harvard University in 1843; admitted to the bar in 1844 and commenced practice in Newport, R.I.; delegate to the State constitutional conventions in 1841 and 1842; member, State house of representatives 1842-1845, 1849-1853, 1857-1861; moved to Tiverton, R.I.; returned to Newport, R.I.; elected as a Union candidate to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863); resumed the practice of law; appointed in 1871 one of the commissioners to revise the State laws; member, State house of representatives 1875-1884; appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry B. Anthony and served from November 19, 1884, to January 20, 1885; resumed the practice of his profession; died in Newport, R.I., June 2, 1907; interment in the Island Cemetery. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/S000319] Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation) , Rhode Island Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Henry J. Spooner Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)
Walter Russell Stiness Visualize None Rhode Island Delegation (This negotiation)