United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

John F. Starr

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(25 March, 1818 -- 9 August, 1904) Starr was an American banker and politician. Born in Camden, N.J., Starr was one of the founders of the Camden Iron Works and was the president of the First National Bank of Camden for over thirty years. In 1863, Starr was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

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

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