On June 19 (“Juneteenth”), 1865, U.S. Army General Gordon Granger extended the Emancipation Proclamation to Texas at Galveston. Former slaves could stay where they lived and work for wages or go where they pleased, as long as they did not congregate at federal military camps.
About Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney
Mr. Stephen Mendel is an attorney who focuses a substantial part of his practice on estate planning. Mr. Mendel’s guiding principle is to provide his clients with quality legal services tailored to each client’s specific needs and goals.