John R. Kelso
"(March 23, 1831 -- January 26, 1891) John Russell Kelso was a soldier, principal, author, lecturer, and American politician. Kelso was born near Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio and moved to Missouri. He served in the Civil War as a member of the 24th Missouri Infantry, as a member of the 14th Missouri Calvary, as a member of the 8th Missouri Cavalry, and was captain of Company M. He was a principal for Kelso 'Academy in Springfield from 1867 to 1869. He was elected as an Independent Republican to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) was not reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=K000081]"
Missouri Delegation - United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866