United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Kentucky Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 11 of 266 people who took part.

Members (11):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Lucien Anderson Visualize (23 June, 1824 -- 18 October, 1898) Anderson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Graves County, Ky., Anderson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1845. Anderson was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress serving from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation)
Brutus J. Clay Visualize (1 July, 1808 -- 11 October, 1878) Clay was an American businessman and politician. He was born in Madison County, Ky. and elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress, serving from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation)
Garrett Davis Visualize (10 September, 1801 -- 22 September, 1872) Davis was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Mount Sterling, Ky., Davis studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1823. Davis was a member of the State house of representatives from 1833 to 1835. Davis was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses and was later in 1861 elected as a Unionist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the expulsion of John C. Breckinridge, and was reelected in 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Kentucky Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation) , Kentucky Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Henry Grider Visualize (16 July, 1796 -- September 6, 1866) Grider was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Garrard County, Grider studied law and was admitted to the bar. After serving in the War of 1812, Grider was a member of the State house of representatives in 1827 and 1831 and served in the State senate from 1833 to 1837. Grider was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses and as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth Congress and served from March 4th, 1843 until he died on September 7th, 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation) , Kentucky Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Aaron Harding Visualize (20 February, 1805 -- 24 December, 1875) Harding was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Campbellsville, Taylor County, Ky., Harding studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. Harding was a member of the State house of representatives in 1840. Harding was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses and as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation) , Kentucky Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Robert Mallory Visualize (15 November, 1815 -- 11 August, 1885) Mallory was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Madison County, Va., Mallory studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. Mallory was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-sixth Congress and reelected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation) , Kentucky Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Lazarus W. Powell Visualize (6 October, 1812 -- 3 July, 1867) Powell was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Henderson, Henderson County, Ky., Powell studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. Powell was a member of the State house of representatives in 1836 and was the governor of Kentucky from 1851 to 1855. Powell was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4th, 1859 to March 3th, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation) , Kentucky Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
William H. Randall Visualize (15 July, 1812 -- 1 August, 1881) Randall was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., Randall studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. Randall was the clerk of the circuit court and county court of Laurel County from 1836-1844. Randall was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses serving from March 4th, 1863 to March 3rd, 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation) , Kentucky Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Green C. Smith Visualize (4 July, 1826 -- 29 June, 1895) Smith was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician. Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., Smith served in the Mexican War. Smith was admitted to the bar in 1852 and was a member of the State house of representatives 1861 to 1863. Smith was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4, 1863, until his resignation in July 1866. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation) , Kentucky Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
William H. Wadsworth Visualize (4 July, 1821 -- 2 April, 1893) Wadsworth was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., Wadsworth studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Wadsworth was a member of the State senate from 1853 to 1856. During the Civil War, Wadsworth served as an aide to General Nelson at the Battle of Ivy Mountain. Wadsworth was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses and as a Republican to the Forty-ninth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation) , Kentucky Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
George H. Yeaman Visualize (1 November, 1829 -- 23 February, 1908) Yeaman was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Hardin County, Ky., Yeaman studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852. Yeaman served as a member of the State house of representatives in 1861 and was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill a vacancy created by the death of James S. Jackson and was later reelected to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Kentucky Delegation (This negotiation)