United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Ohio Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 21 of 265 people who took part.

Members (21):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
James M. Ashley Visualize (14 November, 1824 -- 16 September, 1896) Ashley was an American businessman and politician. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Ashley moved to Ohio in 1849. Ashley was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
George Bliss Visualize (1 January, 1813 -- 24 October, 1868) Bliss was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Jericho, Vt., Bliss studied law and after admittance to the bar in 1841, moved to Ohio to practice. Bliss was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress and later to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Samuel S. Cox Visualize (30 September, 1824 -- 10 September, 1889) Cox was an American lawyer and politician serving both Ohio and New York. Born in Muskingum County, Ohio, Cox studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1849. Cox was elected as a Democrat from Ohio to the Thirty-fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses. Cox moved to New York in 1865 and was elected from New York to the Forty-first and Forty-second Congresses. Later, Cox was elected to the Forty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Brooks. Cox was reelected to the Forty-fourth and to the five consecutive Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Ephraim R. Eckley Visualize (9 December, 1811 -- 27 March, 1808) Eckley was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Jefferson County, Ohio, Eckley studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1836. Eckley served as a member of the State senate 1843 to 1846, 1849, and 1850, and the State house of representatives from 1853 to 1857. During the Civil War, Eckley served as a Colonel for the Twenty-sixth Regiment. Eckley 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] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
William E. Finck Visualize (1 September, 1822 -- 25 January, 1901) Finck was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Perry County, Ohio, Finck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Finck was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses and later to the Forty-third Congress to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Hugh J. Jewett. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
James A. Garfield Visualize (19 November, 1831 -- 19 September, 1881) Garfield was an American politician who was the President of the United States from March 4th, 1881 to September 19th, 1881. Born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Garfield was a professor of ancient languages and literature at the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute and later its President. Garfield was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation on November 8, 1880. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Wells A. Hutchins Visualize (8 October, 1818 -- 25 January, 1895) Hutchins was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Hartford, Trumbull County, Ohio, Hutchins studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. Hutchins was a member of the State house of representatives in 1852 and 1853 and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress. After his first term he did not succeed any reelection. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
William Johnston Visualize (1819 -- May 1, 1866) Johnston was an Irish American lawyer and politician. Born in Ireland, Johnston studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced from 1859 to 1863. Johnston was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and did not succeed reelection. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Francis C. Le Blond Visualize (14 February, 1821 -- 9 November, 1902) Le Blond was an American politician and lawyer. Born in Bellville, Ohio, Le Blond studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Le Blond 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] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Alexander Long Visualize (24 December, 1816 -- 28 November, 1886) Long was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Mercer County, Pa., Long studied law and after admittance to the bar began practice in Ohio. Long was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress, however, was censured by the U.S. House of Representatives on April 14th, 1864, for treasonable utterances. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John F. McKinney Visualize (12 April, 1827 -- 13 June, 1903) McKinney was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Miami County, Ohio, McKinney studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. McKinney was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress and later to the Forty-second Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
James R. Morris Visualize (10 January, 1819 -- 24 December, 1899) Morris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Rogersville, Greene County, Pa., Morris moved to Ohio with his family in 1829. Morris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Morris 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] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Warren P. Noble Visualize (14 June, 1820 -- 9 July, 1903) Noble was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Luzerne County, Pa., Noble moved to Ohio in childhood. Noble studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. From 1846 to 1850, Noble served as a member of the State house of representatives. Noble 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] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
John O'Neill Visualize (17 December, 1822 -- 25 May, 1905) O'Neill was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., O'Neill studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842. O'Neill moved to Ohio in 1844 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] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
George H. Pendleton Visualize (19 July, 1825 -- 24 November, 1889) Pendleton was an American politician and lawyer. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Pendleton studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. Pendleton was a member of the State senate from 1854 to 1856. Pendleton was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses and later elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1879. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Robert C. Schenck Visualize (4 October, 1809 -- 23 March, 1890) Schenck was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician. Born in Franklin, Ohio, Schenck studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1827. Schenck was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses. Afterwards, served as Minister to Brazil. Later after various positions in military service, Schenck was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
John Sherman Visualize (10 May, 1823 -- 22 October, 1900) Sherman was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Fairfield County, Ohio, Sherman studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. Sherman was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses. Immediately afterwards, elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in order to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Salmon P. Chase. Sherman was reelected once in 1866 and again in 1872. Sherman was appointed Secretary of the Treasury in the Cabinet of President Rutherford Hayes in March 1877. He served in that role until 1881 when he was again elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy of James A. Garfield, who had been elected President of the United States the year previous. Sherman was reelected in 1886 and additionally in 1892. After serving his terms in the Senate, Sherman was appointed Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President William McKinley. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Ohio Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Rufus P. Spalding Visualize (3 May, 1798 -- 29 August, 1886) Spalding was an American lawyer and politician. Born in West Tisbury, Mass., Spalding studied law and was admitted to the bar. In 1821, Spalding moved to Ohio. Spalding 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] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)
Benjamin Wade Visualize (27 October, 1800 -- 2 March, 1878) Wade was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Hampden County, Mass., Wade moved to Ohio with his family in 1821. Wade studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1828. Wade was elected as a Whig to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term commencing March 4th, 1851 due to a failure of the legislature to elect. Afterwards, Wade was reelected as a Republican in 1856 and 1863. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Ohio Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment) , Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Chilton A. White Visualize (6 February, 1826 -- 7 December, 1900) White was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Brown County, Ohio, White studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1848. White 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] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation) , Ohio Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Joseph W. White Visualize (2 October, 1822 -- 6 August, 1892) White was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Guernsey County, Ohio, White studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. White was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress, however, never reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Ohio Delegation (This negotiation)