John Law

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(28 October, 1796 -- 7 October, 1873) Law was an American lawyer, author, Judge and politician. Born in New London, Conn., Law was admitted to the bar in 1817 and began practice in Vincennes, Indiana. Law was a member of the State house of representatives in 1824 and 1825 and judge of the seventh judicial circuit in 1830 and 1831. Law 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]

Member of Indiana Delegation—The Road to Civil War, Indiana Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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