United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

John H. Rice

Quill platform ID: p4458.

(5 February, 1816 -- 14 March, 1911) Rice was an American businessman, lawyer, and politician. Born in Mount Vernon, Maine, Rice studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. Rice was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses serving from March 4th, 1861 to March 3rd, 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

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

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