United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

New Jersey Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 7 of 265 people who took part.

Members (7):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
George Middleton Visualize (14 October, 1800 -- 31 December, 1888) Middleton was an American tanner and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Middleton moved to New Jersey in childhood. Middleton held several local offices 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] New Jersey Delegation (This negotiation)
Nehemiah Perry Visualize (30 March, 1816 -- 1 November, 1881) Perry was an American businessman and politician. Born in Fairfield County, Conn., Perry moved to New Jersey in 1836. Perry worked within the clothing business and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses. After a failed renomination, he continued in the manufacturing of textiles. Additionally, Perry served as the mayor of Newark in 1873. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New Jersey Delegation (This negotiation) , New Jersey Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Andrew J. Rogers Visualize (1 July, 1828 -- 22 May, 1900) Rogers was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Sussex County, N.J., Rogers studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852. Rogers was elected as a Democrat to the 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] New Jersey Delegation (This negotiation) , New Jersey Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
John F. Starr Visualize (25 March, 1818 -- 9 August, 1904) Starr was an American banker and politician. Born in Camden, N.J., Starr was one of the founders of the Camden Iron Works and was the president of the First National Bank of Camden for over thirty years. In 1863, Starr was elected as a Republican to the 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] New Jersey Delegation (This negotiation) , New Jersey Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
William G. Steele Visualize (17 December, 1820 -- 22 April, 1892) Steele was an American banker and politician. Born in Somerset County, N.J., Steele was elected as a Democrat 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] New Jersey Delegation (This negotiation) , New Jersey Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
John C. Ten Eyck Visualize (12 March, 1814 -- 24 August, 1879) Ten Eyck was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Monmouth County, N.J., Ten Eyck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. Ten Eyck served as a prosecuting attorney for Burlington County (1839-1849) and participated as a delegate in the State constitutional convention of 1844. Ten Eyck 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] New Jersey Delegation (This negotiation) , New Jersey Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
William Wright Visualize (13 November, 1794 -- 1 November, 1866) Wright was an American saddlery businessman and politician. Born in Clarksville, Rockland County, N.Y., Wright served in Connecticut in the War of 1812 and moved to New Jersey in 1821 to run a saddlery and leather business. Wright was the mayor of Newark from 1840 to 1843 and was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses . In 1853, Wright was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and reelected after a brief separation in 1863. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New Jersey Delegation (This negotiation) , New Jersey Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)