James M. Humphrey

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"(September 21, 1819 -- February 9 , 1899) James Morgan Humphrey was a lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. Humphrey was born in Holland, Erie County, New York. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. He was district attorney for Erie County (1857 - 1859), member of the State senate (1863 and 1864), and was appointed to the superior court of Buffalo, New York in 1871. James was elected as a Democrat to the 39th and 40th Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869) and was not a candidate for renomination. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000955]"

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

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