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.

Chester D. Hubbard

Quill platform ID: p8261.

"(November 25, 1814 -- August 23, 1891) Chester Dorman Hubbard was a(n) manufacturer of iron and lumber, public servant, and American politician. Hubbard was born in Hamden, Middlesex County, Connecticut and moved to Wheeling, Virginia in 1819. He was a member of the Virginia house of delegates (1852 and 1853), was delegate to the Virginia convention in Richmond in 1861 and opposed secession, delegate to West Virginia convention in Wheeling (1861), and delegate to the Republican National Convention (1864 and 1880). He also served in the senate of West Virginia (1863 and 1864). Hubbard was elected as a Unconditional Unionist to the 39th Congress and reelected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869). During his time on Congress, he served as the Chairmen on Committee on Expenditure in the department of the Interior (40th Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000879]"

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

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