United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Myer Strouse

Quill platform ID: p4565.

(16 December, 1825 -- 11 February, 1878) Strouse was a German American lawyer and politician. Born in Bavaria, Germany, Strouse immigrated with his father to the United States in 1832. Strouse studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1855. Strouse was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth 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.

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