United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Kansas Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 3 of 265 people who took part.

Members (3):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
James H. Lane Visualize (22 June, 1814 -- 11 July, 1866) Lane was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Lane studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840, practicing in his hometown. Lane was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress representing Indiana. In 1855, Lane moved to Topeka, Kansas and participated in the constitutional convention. Lane was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1861, then reelected in 1865 and served from April 4, 1861 until his death. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation) , Kansas Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Kansas Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Samuel C. Pomeroy Visualize (3 January, 1816 -- 27 August, 1891) Pomeroy was an American businessman and lawyer. He was born in Southampton, Mass., and moved to Kansas in 1854. Upon the admission of Kansas as a State into the Union, Pomeroy was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and was reelected in 1867 and served from April 4, 1861 to March 3, 1873. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation) , Kansas Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Kansas Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Kansas Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
A. Carter Wilder Visualize (18 March, 1828 -- 22 December, 1875) Wilder was an American businessman and politician. He was born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., but moved to Kansas in 1857 and engaged in business. In the Civil War, Wilder was a captain in Kansas brigade. Wilder was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kansas Delegation (This negotiation)