Sidney T. Holmes
"(August 14, 1815 -- January 16, 1890) Sidney Tracy Holmes was a teacher, civil engineer, lawyer, loan commissioner, judge, and American politician. Holmes was born in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County, New York. He was a civil engineer on the Chenango and Black River Canals for five years. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Holmes was a loan commissioner for Madison County (1848 - 1851), and judge and surrogate for Madison County (1851 - 1864). He was elected as a Republican to the 39th congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867), was not a candidate for renomination in 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000742]"
New York Delegation - United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866