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Benjamin G. Harris

(13 December, 1805 -- 4 April, 1895) Harris was an American lawyer and politician. Born in St. Mary’s County, Md., Harris studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Harris was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congress, serving from March 4th, 1863 to March 3rd, 1867 when he was censured for treasonable utterances and tried for harboring Confederate soldiers. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Maryland Delegation - United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65 [this display], Maryland Delegation - United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 .

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