United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

George H. Yeaman

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(1 November, 1829 -- 23 February, 1908) Yeaman was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Hardin County, Ky., Yeaman studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852. Yeaman served as a member of the State house of representatives in 1861 and was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress to fill a vacancy created by the death of James S. Jackson and was later reelected to the Thirty-eighth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

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

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