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Silas L. Niblack vs. Josiah T. Walls.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Elections

Silas L. Niblack vs. Josiah T. Walls.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Elections

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections,
  • Florida

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesContested election, Silas L. Niblack vs. Josiah T. Walls, Florida
    SeriesH.rp.41
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15945577M

    Florida was admitted as the 27th state to the United States of America on March 3, As of August , a total of individuals have represented Florida in the U.S. House. The current members of the U.S. House from Florida are. Class 3 Senators from Florida; Senator Party Years Served James D. Westcott, Jr. Democratic: Jackson Morton: Whig: David L. Yulee: Democratic: Thomas W. Osborn.

      Walls was elected as a Republican and as the sole representative from Florida to the Forty-second United States Congress in , but the vote was contested by Democrat Silas L. Niblack. The U.S. Committee on Elections eventually unseated Walls. Walls ran and was elected again in   First elected to the Congress in , Josiah T. Walls became Florida’s first elected African American Congressman. Walls was born a slave in Winchester, Virginia on Decem He was conscripted by the Confederate Army and captured in Yorktown by Union forces in Walls then enlisted in the U.S. Colored Troops Infantry Regiment in where he rose in rank to First .

    Josiah Thomas Walls. Walls went against former slave owner and Confederate veteran Silas L. Niblack in the general election. Niblack went full throttle on Wall’s capabilities saying a former. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: Chapters: Ken Pruitt, Luis Garcia, Anthony C. Hill, Bill Proctor, Rich Nugent, Kevin J. Rader, Ruth Shack, Chris Smith, James W.


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Silas L. Niblack vs. Josiah T. Walls by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Elections Download PDF EPUB FB2

Josiah Thomas Walls (Decem – ) was a United States congressman who served three terms in the U.S. Congress between and He was one of the first African Americans in the United States Congress elected during the Reconstruction Era, and the first black person to be elected to Congress from also served four terms in the Florida SenateBattles/wars: American Civil War.

NIBLACK, Silas Leslie, (cousin of William Ellis Niblack), a Representative from Florida; born in Camden County, Ga., Ma ; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar about and commenced practice in Lake City, Columbia County, Fla.; judge of the probate court of Columbia County; successfully contested as a Democrat the election of Josiah T.

Walls to. Contested election: Silas L. Niblack vs. Josiah T. Walls, from Florida. Argument for contestant [George W Paschal] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : George W Paschal.

Get this from a library. Contested election. Silas L. Niblack vs. Josiah T. Walls, from Florida. Argument for contestant. [George W Paschal; Silas L Niblack; Josiah T Walls].

Silas Leslie Niblack (Ma – Febru ) was a Democratic US Representative from was the cousin of William Ellis Niblack, US Representative from Indiana.

Born in Camden County, Georgia, Niblack attended the common schools before studying was admitted to the bar about and commenced practice in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida. Buy Contested election: Silas L.

Niblack vs. Josiah T. Walls, from Florida. Argument for contestant by George W Paschal (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Author: George W Paschal. Josiah T. Walls thus became the State’s first black congressman. Although unseated by the House near the end of his term, Walls was re-elected in In another contested election inWalls defeated J.J.

Finley, a former Confederate General, but, inwas again removed from office. Walls was elected to the Florida Senate that year. Niblack, Silas L. CANDIDATE DETAILS: Affiliation: Democratic Name: Silas L. Niblack County, Fla.; judge of the probate court of Columbia County; successfully contested as a Democrat the election of Josiah T.

Walls to the Forty-second Congress and served from January 29 to March 3, ; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in to the. However, he was unseated following a protest by his defeated opponent, Silas L.

Niblack, of Lake City. Niblack disputed the election five days after Walls won, charging that officials had unfairly rejected some of his votes while accepting Walls' illegal ballots.

Josiah Thomas Walls was born into slavery in Winchester, Virginia, on Decem 2 He was suspected to be the son of his master, Dr. John Walls, and maintained contact with him throughout his life.

3 When the Civil War broke out, Walls was forced to be the private servant of a Confederate artilleryman until he was captured by Union. Silas L. Niblack vs. Josiah T. Walls, from Florida. Argument for contestant. () and memorandum book () of John James Beckley; and correspondence (), memorandum books, autobiography (), scrapbook, newspaper clipping, and other papers of his son, U.S.

Army officer Alfred Beckley. Also. The Democratic candidate, S.L. Niblack disputed the victory of Republican Josiah T. Walls (who had defeated Hamilton for the Republican nomination back in August). Testimony taken in the dispute went into detail about a disturbance at the polls in Marianna on election day.

Unsurprisingly, James P. Coker was in the middle of the fray. Josiah Thomas Walls (Decem – ) was a United States Congressman who served three separate terms in Congress between and Political career.

Walls was elected as the sole representative from Florida to the Forty-second United States Congress inbut the vote was contested by Silas L.

Niblack. Walls' Conservative opponent was Silas L. Niblack of Lake City. A Confederate veteran, former slaveowner, and close friend of ex-Senator David Levy Yulee, Niblack won the congressional bid at the Conserva tive convention in Tallahassee with only slight opposition from Garth James From the Conservative point of view, the lieutenant governor's.

Josiah Thomas Walls (Decem – ) was a United States Congressman who served three separate terms in Congress between and He was one of the first African Americans in the United States Congress elected during the Reconstruction Era, and the first black to be elected to Congress from Florida.

The project I have been delaying for quite a period of time is finally moving along. The "Jackson County War" book is intended to be the definitive account of the years in Jackson County starting from when the Bureau arrived, carrying through the murderous years after readmission and lasting until the violence quieted down with the reassertion of white control over most county posts.

U.S. House (R-FL) (succeeded by Silas L. Niblack, who contested his election); ; succeeded by Jesse J. Finley, who contested his election Resumed his occupation as truck farmer; died in Tallahassee, Fla., ; interment in the Negro Cemetery.

Book/Printed Material Speech of Hon. H.H. Sibley, of Minn., before the Committee on Elections of the House of Representatives, Dec. 22, Niblack successfully contested as a Democrat the election of Josiah T. Walls to the Forty-second United States Congress and served from January 29 to March 3, He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Forty-third United States Congress.

Walls was elected as a Republican and as the sole representative from Florida to the Forty-second United States Congress inbut the vote was contested by Silas L.

Niblack. The U.S. Committee on Elections eventually unseated Walls. Walls ran and was elected again in. Walls's conservative opponent was Silas L. Niblack of Lake City. A Confederate veteran, a former slave-owner himself, and a close friend of ex-Senator David Levy Yulee, Niblack won the congressional bid at the Conservative convention in Tallahassee with only slight opposition from Garth James From the conservative point of view, the.Florida State Senators: Charlie Crist, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Mark Foley, Daniel Webster, Ronda Storms, Kendrick Meek, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: : Source Format: Tapa blanda.Josiah Walls was born on this date in He was a Black soldier, teacher, and politician.

Walls’ opponent Silas NiBlack protested the vote count, though Walls said voters were intimidated at the polls.

Still, after two months, the Committee on Elections unseated Walls. While in office, though, Walls put forth several proposals. One.