United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.

Charles R. Buckalew

Quill platform ID: p4392.

(28 December, 1821 -- 19 May, 1899) Buckalew was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Fishing Creek Township, Columbia County, Pa., Buckalew studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Buckalew was a member of the State senate from 1850 to 1853 and later from 1857 to 1858 and 1869. Buckalew was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1862. Later, Buckalew was elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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