United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Martin Kalbfleisch

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(8 February, 1804 -- 12 February, 1873) Kalbfleisch was an American factory owner and politician. Born in Flushing, Holland, Kalbfleisch immigrated to the United States and settled down in New York City in 1826 where he established a chemical factory at Greenpoint, N.Y., in 1844. Kalbfleisch was elected as a Democrat 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 New York Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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