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 Black Americans, including those who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

George F. Miller

Quill platform ID: p8251.

"(September 5, 1809 -- October 21, 1885) George Funston Miller was a(n) lawyer, member of a board of curators, scribe, secretary, president of a railroad, and American politician. Miller was born in Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Miller studied law and was admitted to the bar of Union County May 15, 1833. He was a member of a board of curators of the University at Lewisburg (1846-1882), scribe of curators (1847 - 1851), secretary of the board of trustees of Bucknell University (1848 - 1864), and president of the Lewisburg, Centre & Spruce Creek Railroad. George was elected as a Republican to the 39th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000726]"

Member of Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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