Abraham Lincoln Portrait
Taken in June 3 1860, a year before he became the 16th president of the United States. Before presidency Lincoln was a member of the House of Representatives, representing Illinois. Lincoln was a member of the Whig and later Republican party in 1856.
Michael Burlingame. "Abraham Lincoln: Life Before the Presidency". U.S. Presidents: Abraham Lincoln. University of Virginia: Miller Center. https://millercenter.org/president/lincoln/life-before-the-presidency . Accessed November 2, 2018.
Hessler, Alexander. [Abraham Lincoln]. June 3 1860. Photo. Wikipedia Commons. Uploaded December 1 2008. https://millercenter.org/president/lincoln/life-before-the-presidency . (Accessed November 2, 2018)
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