United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Minnesota Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 4 of 265 people who took part.

Members (4):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Ignatius L. Donnelly Visualize (3 November, 1831 -- 1 January, 1901) Donnelly was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Donnelly studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852. Donnelly moved to Minnesota in 1857 and served as the Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota (1859-1863). Donnelly 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] Minnesota Delegation (This negotiation) , Minnesota Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Minnesota Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Alexander Ramsey Visualize (8 September, 1815 -- 22 April, 1903) Ramsey was an American lawyer and politician (serving in his time in legislature both Pennsylvania and Minnesota). Born in Harrisburg, Pa., Ramsey studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1839. Ramsey was elected from Pennsylvania as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses and after moving to Minnesota was the Territorial Governor of Minnesota from 1849 to 1853, Governor of Minnesota from 1860 to 1863, and was elected in 1863 as a Republican to the United States Senate, reelected in 1869, and served from March 4th, 1863, to March 3rd, 1875. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Minnesota Delegation (This negotiation) , Minnesota Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Minnesota Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Morton S. Wilkinson Visualize (22 January, 1819 -- 4 February, 1894) Wilkinson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Onondaga County, N.Y., Wilkinson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842. After moving to Minnesota in 1843, Wilkinson was elected to the first legislature of Minnesota Territory in 1849 and was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving from March 4th, 1859, to March 3rd, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Minnesota Delegation (This negotiation) , Minnesota Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
William Windom Visualize (10 May, 1827 -- 29 January, 1891) Windom was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, Windom studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. Windom was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3rd, 1871, caused by the death of Daniel S. Norton, and served from July 15th, 1870, to January 22nd, 1871. Windom was later elected to the United States Senate in 1871, reelected in 1877, and served from March 4th, 1871, to March 7th, 1881. After resigning, Windom was appointed as Secretary of Treasury, however, resigned from that position when elected to the United States Senate on October 26th, 1881, to fill the vacancy caused by his own resignation, and served from November 15th, 1881, to March 3rd, 1883. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Minnesota Delegation (This negotiation) , Minnesota Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Minnesota Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Minnesota Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Minnesota Delegation (The Road to Civil War)