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(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 succeeding Congresses. Afterwards, he served as Minister to Brazil. Aafter various positions in military service, Schenck was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Ohio Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Ohio Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Ohio Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.
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