United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Rufus P. Spalding

Quill platform ID: p4553.

(3 May, 1798 -- 29 August, 1886) Spalding was an American lawyer and politician. Born in West Tisbury, Mass., Spalding studied law and was admitted to the bar. In 1821, Spalding moved to Ohio. Spalding was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. [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, Ohio Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Ohio Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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