United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866

An amendment to the Constitution of the United States that granted citizenship and equal rights, both civil and legal, to African Americans and slaves who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

James R. Hubbell

Quill platform ID: p8238.

"(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 member of the State house of representatives in 1849, 1858, 1859, 1862, 1863, and 1869 serving as speaker in 1863. He was appointed Minister to Portugal by President Johnson but was not confirmed. He was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was not a successful Democrat candidate for election in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000893]"

Member of Ohio Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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