United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866

Alexander G. Cattell

"(February 12, 1816 -- April 8, 1894) Alexander Gilmore Cattell was a(n) merchant, public servant, clerk, banker, organizer and president of a bank, financial agent, member of a state board of education, and American politician. He was born in Salem, New Jersey. Alexander was elected to the New Jersey general assembly (1840), clerk (1842-1844), member of the State constitutional convention (1844), member of the Philadelphia Common Council (1848 - 1854), organized Corn Exchange Bank, President of Corn Exchange Bank (1858-1871), appointed by President Grant a member of the 1st United States Civil Service Commission, United States Financial agent in London (1873 - 1874), member of New Jersey Board of tax assessors (1884 - 1891), president of board of tax assessors (1889 - 1891), and a member of the state board of education (1891 - 1894). Alexander was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to succeed John P. Stockton, whose seat was declared vacant (September 19, 1866 - March 3, 1871) and was not reelected. During his time on the Senate, he served as chairman for the Committee on the Library (41st Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000254]"

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