United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866

An amendment to the Constitution of the United States that granted citizenship and equal rights, both civil and legal, to Black Americans, including those who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

Abraham A. Barker

Quill platform ID: p8245.

"(March 30, 1816 -- March 18, 1898) Abraham Andrews Barker was a farmer, businessman, merchant, engaged in the lumber business, soldier, public servant, and American politician. Barker was born in Lovell, Oxford County, Maine and moved to Carrolltown, Pennsylvania in 1854. Barker was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1860. He served in Company E, Fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Troops, in the Civil War. He was elected as a Republican to the 39th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867) and was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1866 and 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B000142]"

Member of Pennsylvania Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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