United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Henry G. Worthington

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(9 February, 1828 -- 29 July, 1909) Worthington was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cumberland, Md., Worthington studied law and was admitted to the bar in California where he was a member of the State house of representatives in 1861. Worthington moved to Nevada in 1862. Upon the admission of Nevada as a State into the Union, Worthington was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress and served from October 31st, 1864 to March 3rd, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

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

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