United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

Edgar Cowan

(19 September, 1815 -- 31 August, 1885) Cowan was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., Cowan studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842. Cowan was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1860, serving in the Thirty-seventh, 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 - The Road to Civil War , Pennsylvania Delegation - United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 , Pennsylvania Delegation - United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65 [this display].

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