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Andrieus A. Jones (D-NM)


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Andrieus A. Jones (D-NM)

credit: Prints and Photographs Division. Library of Congress

Andrieus Jones of New Mexico, chairman of the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage from 1917 to 1919, relied upon suffragists to whip votes for the amendment. It’s likely that he shared with them information that he gathered about colleagues who, having voted no in 1914, may be persuaded to change their vote.