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Caption: Prominent Lancastrians
Additional Description: Though these notable men were political rivals, they both chose Thaddeus S. Henry as their regular barber
Left: Republican Thaddeus Stevens (1792-1868)óRepublican US Congressman, abolitionist, father of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution and an Underground Railroad activist.
Right: Democrat James Buchanan (1791-1868) served one term as the fifteenth President of the United States. His home, Wheatland, stands just beyond the western edge of the city.
Stevens image: Courtesy of Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg, PA
Buchanan Image: Courtes of LancasterHistory.org Lancaster, PA
Submitted: May 16, 2021, by Ray Gurganus of Washington, District of Columbia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p586137
File Size: 0.047 Megabytes
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