United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Thomas H. Hicks

Quill platform ID: p4372.

(2 September, 1798 -- 14 February, 1865) Hicks was an American politician. Hicks was born in Dorchester County, Md.. Hicks was a member of the State legislature in 1830. Hicks was elected as a Unionist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James A. Pearce and served from December 29th, 1862 until his death in Washington, D.C., February 14th, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Maryland Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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