United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

John Ganson

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(1 January, 1818 -- 28 September, 1874) Ganson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y., Ganson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. In 1862 and 1863, Ganson served as a member of the State senate. Ganson 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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