United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866

Horace Maynard

"(August 30, 1814 -- May 3, 1882) Horace Maynard was a(n) teacher, lawyer, publican servant, minister, Postmaster General, and American politician. Maynard was born in Westboro, Worcester County, Massachusetts and moved to Tennessee. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. He was a presidential elector on the Whig ticket and Republican ticket in 1852 and 1864, attorney general of Tennessee (1863-1865), delegate to the Southern Loyalist Convention at Philadelphia (1866), unsuccessful Republican candidate for Governor of Tennessee (1874), Minister to Turkey (March 9, 1875 - May 1880), and was appointed Postmaster General in the Cabinet of President Hayes (June 2, 1880 - March 5, 1881). He was not elected as a Whig to the 33rd Congress in 1853. Maynard was elected as an American Party candidate, Opposition Party candidate, and Unionist in the 35th, 36th, and 37th Congresses respectively (March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1863). He was elected as a Unconditional Unionist to the 39th Congress and as a Republican to the 40th, 41st, 42nd, 43rd Congresses and was not reelected in 1874 (July 24, 1866 - March 3, 1875). During his time on Congress he served as chairmen on the Committee on Banking and Currency (43rd Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000284]"

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