United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

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

John R. McBride

Quill platform ID: p4555.

(22 August, 1832 -- 20 July, 1904) McBride was an American lawyer and politician. Born in St. Louis, Mo., McBride moved to Oregon in 1851 with his family. McBride studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1855. McBride participated as a delegate in the State constitutional convention in 1857. McBride was elected as a Republican 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 Oregon Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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