United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

George Bliss

Quill platform ID: p4549.

(1 January, 1813 -- 24 October, 1868) Bliss was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Jericho, Vt., Bliss studied law and after admittance to the bar in 1841, moved to Ohio to practice. Bliss was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress and later to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Ohio Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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