United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Michigan Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 8 of 265 people who took part.

Members (8):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Augustus C. Baldwin Visualize (24 December, 1817 -- 21 January, 1903) Baldwin was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Onondaga County, N.Y., Baldwin studied law and was admitted into the bar in 1842. Baldwin was a member of the State house of representatives (1844-1846) and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Michigan Delegation (This negotiation)
Fernando C. Beaman Visualize (28 June, 1814 -- 27 September, 1882) Beaman was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Chester, Vt., Beaman studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1838, commencing practice in Manchester, Michigan. Beaman was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses serving from March 4th, 1861 to March 3rd, 1871. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Michigan Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Michigan Delegation (This negotiation) , Michigan Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Michigan Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Zachariah Chandler Visualize (10 December, 1813 -- 1 November, 1879) Chandler was an American businessman and politician. Born in Bedford, N.H., Chandler was the mayor of Detroit in 1851. Chandler was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1857, reelected in 1863, and reelected again in 1869 serving from March 4th, 1857 to March 3rd, 1875. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Michigan Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Michigan Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Michigan Delegation (This negotiation) , Michigan Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Michigan Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
John F. Driggs Visualize (8 March, 1813 -- 17 December, 1877) Driggs was an American politician, mechanic, businessman, and educator. Born in Kinderhook, N.Y., Driggs moved to Michigan in 1856 and worked in the real estate business. Driggs was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Michigan Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Michigan Delegation (This negotiation) , Michigan Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Jacob M. Howard Visualize (10 July, 1805 -- 2 April, 1871) Howard was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bennington County, Vt., Howard studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. Howard was a member of the State house of representatives (1838) and was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress. Subsequently, Howard was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Kinsley S. Bingham and reelected in 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Michigan Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Michigan Delegation (This negotiation) , Michigan Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Michigan Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Francis W. Kellogg Visualize (30 May, 1810 -- 13 January, 1879) Kellogg was an American businessman, soldier, and politician. Born in Worthington, Mass., Kellogg moved to Michigan in 1855 and was a member of the State house of representatives in 1857 and 1858. Kellogg was elected from Michigan as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh, and Thirty-eighth Congresses. During the Civil War, Kellogg was appointed colonel of the Third Regiment and moved to Alabama. Upon the readmission of Alabama to representation was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress and served from July 22nd, 1868, to March 3rd, 1869. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Michigan Delegation (This negotiation) , Michigan Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
John W. Longyear Visualize (22 October, 1820 -- 11 March, 1875) Longyear was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Shandaken, Ulster County, N.Y., Longyear moved to Michigan in 1844 and studied law. Longyear was admitted to the bar in 1846 and practiced law until he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses. Later, Longyear participated in Michigan's State constitutional convention in 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Michigan Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Michigan Delegation (This negotiation)
Charles Upson Visualize (19 March, 1821 -- 5 September, 1855) Upson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Southington, Conn., Upson studied law at the Yale Law School in 1844 and moved to Michigan in 1845. Upson was a member of the State senate in 1855 and 1856 and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Michigan Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Michigan Delegation (This negotiation) , Michigan Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)