United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

Freeman Clarke

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(22 March, 1809 -- 24 June, 1887) Clarke was an American businessman, banker, and politician. Born in Troy, N.Y., Clarke was the director and president of numerous banks, railroads, and telegraph and trust companies. Clarke participated as a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1867 and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress and later as a Republican to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses. [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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