United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act

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

Benjamin W. Harris

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(November 10, 1823 — February 7, 1907) Harris was an American lawyer, judge, and politician. Benjamin Winslow Harris was born in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dane Law School at Harvard University and was admitted to the bar in 1850. Harris served as a member of the State Senate (1857) and in the State House of Representatives (1858). He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1883. After serving in Congress, Harris served as a judge of probate for the county of Plymouth until he died in 1907. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/H000233]

Member of Massachusetts Delegation—United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act.

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