An amendment to the Constitution of the United States that granted citizenship and equal rights, both civil and legal, to African Americans and slaves who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.
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"(March 10, 1826 - January 29, 1898). Donald Campbell McRuer was a commission merchant, member of a board of education, member of the United States Sanitary Commission, served on a board of directors for a bank, and was an American politician. McRuer was born in Bangor, Maine, March 10, 1826 and then moved to San Francisco California in 1851. Donald served as a harbor commissioner for four years. He was elected to the 39th Congress as a Republican from March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867 and was not a candidate for renomination. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States, 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000600]"
Member of California Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.
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