United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

John M. Broomall

Quill platform ID: p4562.

(19 January, 1816 -- June 3, 1894) Broomall was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. Born in Delaware County, Pa., Broomall studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Broomall was a member of the State house of representatives in 1851 and also 1852. In the Civil War, Broomall was captain of Company C, Twenty-ninth Regiment. Broomall elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. Later, Broomall participated in the State constitutional convention in 1874. [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 Fifteenth Amendment, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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