Vermont Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 6 of 449 people who took part.

Members (6):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Portus Baxter Visualize (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 States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Vermont Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Vermont Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Vermont Delegation (This negotiation)
Jacob Collamer Visualize (8 January, 1791 -- 9 November, 1865) Collamer was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Troy, N.Y., Collamer moved to Vermont in childhood. Collamer served in the War of 1812 and afterwards studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1813. Collamer was a member of the State house of representatives 1821, 1822, 1827, and 1828. Collamer was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth, Twenty-ninth, and Thirtieth Congresses and afterwards was elected in 1855 as a Republican to the United States Senate. In 1861, Collamer was reelected and he served until his death. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Vermont Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Vermont Delegation (This negotiation)
Solomon Foot Visualize (19 November, 1802 -- 28 March, 1866) Foot was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cornwall, Addison County, Vt., Foot studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1831. In 1836, Foot participated in the State constitutional convention. Foot was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses and afterwards in 1850 to the United States Senate. Foot was reelected to the Senate as a Republican in 1856 and 1862 and served until his death. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Vermont Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Vermont Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Vermont Delegation (This negotiation)
Justin S. Morrill Visualize (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 five succeeding Congresses. Afterwards, Morrill was elected as a Union Republican to the United States Senate in 1866 and reelected as a Republican in 1872, 1878, 1884, 1890 and 1896. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Vermont Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Vermont Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Vermont Delegation (This negotiation) , Vermont Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Vermont Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Homer E. Royce Visualize (June 14, 1819 — April 24, 1891) Homer Elihu Royce, a Representative from Vermont; born in East Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., June 14, 1819; attended the local academies of St. Albans and Enosburg, Vt.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in East Berkshire, Vt., in 1844; member of the State house of representatives in 1846 and 1847; State prosecuting attorney in 1848; served in the State senate 1849-1851, 1861, and 1868; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1861); was not a candidate for renomination in 1860; again a member of the State senate in 1861 and 1868; elected associate justice of the supreme court of Vermont in 1870; was appointed chief justice of that court in 1882, and served until 1890, when he resigned; died in St. Albans, Vt., April 24, 1891; interment in Calvary Cemetery, East Berkshire, Vt. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/R000488] Vermont Delegation (This negotiation)
E. P. Walton Visualize (February 17, 1812 — December 19, 1890) Eliakim Persons Walton, a Representative from Vermont; born in Montpelier, Vt., February 17, 1812; attended the common schools; apprenticed to a printer; studied law, but did not practice; engaged in journalism and compiling; editor of ``Walton's Vermont Register''; organizer and first president of the Editors and Publishers' Association, holding the office of president for more than twenty years; after the retirement of his father in 1853 was sole proprietor of the Watchman until 1868; served in the State house of representatives in 1853; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth, Thirty-sixth, and Thirty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1863); declined to be a candidate for reelection and returned to his editorial and literary labors; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1864; member of the State constitutional convention in 1870; served in the State senate in 1875 and 1877; trustee of the University of Vermont and of the State agricultural college 1875-1887; president of the Vermont Historical Society 1876-1890; died in Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., December 19, 1890; interment in Green Mount Cemetery. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/W000113] Vermont Delegation (This negotiation)