United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

James A. Garfield

Quill platform ID: p4554.

(19 November, 1831 -- 19 September, 1881) Garfield was an American politician who was the President of the United States from March 4th, 1881 to September 19th, 1881. Born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Garfield was a professor of ancient languages and literature at the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute and later its president. Garfield was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation on November 8, 1880. [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—The Civil Rights Act of 1875, Ohio Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, Ohio Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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