United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Ignatius L. Donnelly

Quill platform ID: p4482.

(3 November, 1831 -- 1 January, 1901) Donnelly was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Donnelly studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1852. Donnelly moved to Minnesota in 1857 and served as the lieutenant governor of Minnesota (1859-1863). Donnelly was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

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

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