An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
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(28 August, 1806 -- 16 June, 1872) Williams was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Westmoreland County, Pa., Williams studied law and was admitted to the bar 1828. Williams was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth 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 Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.
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