The Civil Rights Act of 1875

Granvill Barrere

(July 11, 1829 — January 13, 1889) Granville Barrere was an American politician and lawyer. Barrere was born in Hillsboro, Ohio in 1829 and moved to Illinois in 1855. He graduated from Marietta College, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1853. After moving to Illinois, Barrere served as a member of the city board of education, and on the board of supervisors of Canton. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at]

Member of Illinois Delegation - The Civil Rights Act of 1875 [this display].

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