An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
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(21 March, 1821 -- 25 November, 1893) O'Neill was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., O'Neill studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1843. O'Neill served as a member of the State house of representatives from 1850 to 1852 and in 1860. O'Neill also served as a member of the State senate in 1853. O'Neill elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act, Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.
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