United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

John A. Kasson

Quill platform ID: p4443.

(11 January, 1822 -- May 18, 1910) Kasson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Charlotte, Chittenden County, Vt., Kasson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1842. Kasson practiced in St. Louis, Mo. until 1857 when he moved to Iowa. Kasson was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses serving from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1867. Kasson was later elected to the Forty-third and Forty-fourth Congresses then the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Iowa Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Iowa Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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