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William Preston Lane, Jr., Governor (1892 - 1967)

. William Preston Lane, Jr. (May 12, 1892 – February 7, 1967) was the 52nd Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1947 to 1951. Early life and education Lane was born in Hagerstown...

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Dep. Gov. Col. William Digges (1652 - 1697)

William Digges began his career in Virginia, where he was appointed to a number of colonial offices. He became Justice of the Peace in 1671. He was captain of horse in 1674 and was appointed Sheriff of...

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William Donald Schaefer, Governor (1921 - 2011)

William Donald Schaefer (November 2, 1921 – April 18, 2011) was an American politician who served in public office for 50 years at both the state and local level in Maryland. A Democrat, he wa...

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Blair Lee, III (1916 - 1985)

Blair Lee III (May 19, 1916 – October 25, 1985) was an American Democratic politician. He served as the Secretary of State of Maryland from 1969 to 1971. He was Lieutenant Governor of Maryland...

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Spiro T. Agnew, 39th Vice President of the USA MP (1918 - 1996)

Spiro Agnew was the 39th United States Vice President, Maryland Governor. A Maryland lawyer and executive of Baltimore County, he was elected governor of Maryland in a three-way race in 1966. He served...

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J. Millard Tawes, Governor (1894 - 1979)

John Millard Tawes (April 8, 1894 – June 25, 1979), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 54th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1959 to 1967. He remains the onl...

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Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin (1900 - 1974)

Political Affiliation Republican Mayor of Baltimore 1943-1947, Governor of Maryland 1951-1959, Mayor of Baltimore 1963-1967 SSDI ------------------------------------------------------------------...

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Harry W. Nice, Governor (1877 - 1941)

Harry Whinna Nice (December 5, 1877 – February 25, 1941), a member of the United States Republican Party, was the 50th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1935 to 1939. Harry Ni...

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Albert C. Ritchie, Gov. MP (1876 - 1936)

en.wikipedia.... ; cover of Time Magazine cover, May 24, 1926 Albert Ritchie was born on August 29, 1876 in Richmond, Virginia to relatively distinguished parents. His father, Albert Ritchie , had ...

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Emerson C. Harrington, Governor (1864 - 1945)

Emerson Columbus Harrington (March 26, 1864 – December 15, 1945) was the 48th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1916 to 1920. He also served as Comptroller of the Maryland Treasur...

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Phillips Lee Goldsborough, Governor, U.S. Senator (1865 - 1946)

Phillips Lee Goldsborough I (August 6, 1865 – October 22, 1946), was a Republican member of the United States Senate representing State of Maryland from 1929 to 1935. He was also the 47th Gove...

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Austin L. Crothers, Governor (1860 - 1912)

Austin Lane Crothers (May 17, 1860 – May 25, 1912), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 46th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1908 to 1912. Early life and...

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Edwin Warfield, Governor (1848 - 1920)

Edwin Warfield (May 7, 1848 – March 31, 1920), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 45th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1904 to 1908. Early life Edwi...

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Lloyd Lowndes, Jr., Governor (1845 - 1905)

. Lloyd Lowndes, Jr. (February 21, 1845 – January 8, 1905), a member of the United States Republican Party, was the 43rd Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1896 to 1900 and a membe...

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Frank Brown, Governor (1846 - 1920)

) Frank Brown (August 8, 1846 – February 3, 1920), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 42nd Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1892 to 1896. Born in 1846 in Syk...

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Elihu Emory Jackson, Governor (1837 - 1907)

Elihu Emory Jackson (November 3, 1837 – December 27, 1907), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 41st Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1888 to 1892. He was bor...

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Henry Lloyd (1852 - 1920)

) Henry Lloyd (February 21, 1852 – December 30, 1920) was the 40th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1885 to 1888. He was born in 1852 in Dorchester County, Maryland and died in 1...

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Gov. Robert M McLane, Ambassador MP (1815 - 1898)

McLANE, Robert Milligan, (1815 - 1898) McLANE, Robert Milligan, (son of Louis McLane), a Representative from Maryland; born in Wilmington, Del., June 23, 1815; attended private schools in Wilmington,...

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William T. Hamilton, Governor, U.S. Senator (1820 - 1888)

William Thomas Hamilton (September 8, 1820 – October 26, 1888), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 38th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1880 to 1884. He als...

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John Lee Carroll, Governor (1830 - 1911)

Deputy clerk and U.S. Commissioner, Office of the Clerk, U.S. District Court, New York, 1858-1861 Maryland Senate, 1868-1876 President of the Maryland Senate, 1874-1876 Governor of Maryland, 1876...

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James Black Groome, Governor, U.S. Senator (1838 - 1893)

James Black Groome (April 4, 1838 – October 5, 1893), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 36th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1874 to 1876. He was also a me...

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William Pinkney Whyte, Governor, U.S. Senator (1824 - 1908)

William Pinkney Whyte (August 9, 1824 – March 17, 1908), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was a politician who served the State of Maryland as a State Delegate, the State Comptr...

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Oden Bowie, Governor (1826 - 1894)

Oden Bowie (November 10, 1826 – December 4, 1894), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 34th Governor of the State of Maryland in the United States from 1869 to 1872. Ch...

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Thomas Swann, Governor MP (1809 - 1883)

Thomas Swann (February 3, 1809–July 24, 1883) was an American politician. Initially a Know-Nothing, and later a Democrat, he served as mayor of Baltimore (1856–1860), as the 33rd Governor...

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Augustus Bradford, Governor (1806 - 1881)

Augustus Williamson Bradford (January 9, 1806– March 1, 1881), a Democrat, was the 32nd Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1862 to 1866. He served as governor during the Civil War ...

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Thomas Holliday Hicks, Governor, U.S. Senator (1798 - 1865)

Thomas Holliday Hicks (September 2, 1798 – February 14, 1865) was an American politician from Maryland. He served as the 31st Governor of Maryland from 1858 until 1862, and as a U.S. Senator f...

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Thomas Watkins Ligon, Governor (1810 - 1881)

Thomas Watkins Ligon (May 10, 1810 – January 12, 1881), a Democrat, was the 30th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1854 to 1858. He also a member of the United States House of Rep...

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Enoch Louis Lowe, Governor (1820 - 1892)

Enoch Louis Lowe (August 10, 1820 – August 23, 1892) served as the 29th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1851 to 1854. Early life He was the only child of Br...

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Philip Francis Thomas, Gov., US Sec'y of the Treasury (1810 - 1890)

Philip Francis Thomas (September 12, 1810 – October 2, 1890) was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Easton, Maryland, he graduated from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania in 1830. H...

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Thomas Pratt, Governor, U.S. Senator (1804 - 1869)

Thomas George Pratt (February 18, 1804 – November 9, 1869) was a lawyer and politician from Annapolis, Maryland. He was the 27th Governor of Maryland from 1845 to 1848 and a U.S. Senator from ...

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Francis Thomas, Governor (1799 - 1876)

Francis Thomas (February 3, 1799 – January 22, 1876) was a Maryland politician who served as the 26th Governor of Maryland from 1842–1844. He also served as a United States Representati...

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William Grason, Governor (1788 - 1868)

William Grason (March 11, 1788 – July 2, 1868) served as the 25th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1839 to 1842. Grason also served as a member of the Maryland House...

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Thomas Ward Veazey MP (1774 - 1842)

Thomas Ward Veazey served as Governor of the State of Maryland from 1836 to 1839. He received his early education in Cecil County but later went to Washington College, where he graduated in 1795. Aft...

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James Thomas, Governor (1785 - 1845)

) James Thomas (March 11, 1785 – December 25, 1845) served as the 23rd Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1833 to 1836. He practiced medicine and served as judge in se...

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George Howard, Governor (1789 - 1846)

) George Howard (November 21, 1789 – August 2, 1846) was the 22nd Governor of the State of Maryland in the United States from 1831 to 1833. Howard was well known as a fervent anti-Jacksonian d...

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Thomas King Carroll, Governor (1793 - 1873)

Thomas King Carroll (April 29, 1793 – October 3, 1873) served as the 21st Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1830 to 1831. He also served as a judge, and in the Maryla...

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Daniel Martin, Governor (1780 - 1831)

) Daniel Martin (c.1780 – June 11, 1831) served as the 20th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1829 to January 3, 1830, and from January 3, 1831 until his death. He al...

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Joseph Kent, Governor, U.S. Senator (1779 - 1837)

He married first cousins. Joseph Kent (January 14, 1779 – November 24, 1837), a Whig, was a United States Senator from Maryland, serving from 1833 until his death in 1837. He also served in ...

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Samuel Stevens, Jr., Governor (1778 - 1860)

. Samuel Stevens, Jr. (July 13, 1778 – February 7, 1860) served as the 18th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1822 to 1826. He intermittently represented Talbot Count...

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Samuel Sprigg, Governor (1783 - 1855)

Samuel Sprigg (c.1783– April 21, 1855) served as the 17th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1819 to 1822. Background Samuel Sprigg was probably born in Prince...

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Gov. Charles Goldsborough (1765 - 1834)

Charles Goldsborough (July 15, 1765 – December 13, 1834) served as the 16th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States in 1819. Goldsborough was born at "Hunting Creek", near C...

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Gov. Charles Ridgely of Hampton (1760 - 1829)

Charles Carnan Ridgely (December 6, 1760 – July 17, 1829) was born Charles Ridgely Carnan. He is also known as Charles Ridgely of Hampton. He served as the 15th Governor of the state of Maryla...

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Gov. Levin Winder (1757 - 1819)

Levin Winder (September 4, 1757– July 1, 1819) in Baltimore, Maryland. During the Revolutionary War, he was appointed major of the 4th Maryland Regiment, finally attaining the rank of lieu...

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Edward Lloyd, 13th Governor of Maryland MP (1779 - 1834)

) Edward Lloyd V (July 22, 1779 – June 2, 1834) served as the 13th Governor of Maryland from 1809 to 1811, and as a United States Senator from Maryland between 1819 and 1826. He also served as...

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Robert Wright, Governor, U.S. Senator (1752 - 1826)

) Robert Wright (November 20, 1752 – September 7, 1826) was an American politician. Wright was born at Narborough, near Chestertown, Maryland, attended the common schools, and the Kent Fre...

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Robert Bowie, 11th Governor of Maryland MP (1750 - 1818)

Robert Bowie (March 1750 – January 8, 1818) served as the 11th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States, from 1803 to 1806, and from 1811 to 1812. He was the third child born...

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John Francis Mercer, Governor (1759 - 1821)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A077476 John Francis Mercer (May 17, 1759 – August 30, 1821) was an American lawyer, pl...

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Benjamin Ogle, 9th U.S. Governor of Maryland MP (1749 - 1809)

Benjamin Ogle (January 27, 1749 – July 7, 1809) was the ninth Governor of Maryland from 1798 to 1801. Early life The Ogle family was quite prominent for many centuries in Newcastle-upo...

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John Henry, Governor, U.S. Senator (1750 - 1798)

) John Henry (November 1750 – December 16, 1798) was the eighth Governor of Maryland and member of the United States Senate. He was born near Vienna in Dorchester County, Maryland. He was ...

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Colonel John Hoskins Stone (Continental Army), Governor MP (c.1750 - 1804)

John Hoskins Stone (1750 – October 5, 1804) was an American planter, soldier, and politician from Charles County, Maryland. During the Revolutionary War he led the 1st Maryland Regiment of the...

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James Brice, Governor (1746 - 1801)

James Brice (August 26, 1746 – July 11, 1801) was an American planter, lawyer, and politician from Annapolis, Maryland. He was Governor of Maryland in 1792, and one of the largest land owners ...

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Governor George Plater (c.1735 - 1792)

The DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood published in 1895 states he was "of the Maryland Covention, member of the First Congress and second governor of Maryland." George ...

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John Eager Howard, Col. (1752 - 1827)

John Eager Howard John Eager Howard (June 4, 1752 – October 12, 1827) was an American soldier and politician from Maryland. He was elected as governor of the state in 1788, and served three on...

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William Smallwood, 4th Gov. of Maryland MP (1732 - 1792)

From his English Wikipedia page: William Smallwood (1732 – February 14, 1792) was an American planter, soldier and politician from Charles County, Maryland. He served in the American Revolut...

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Gov. William Paca, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1740 - 1799)

William Paca (October 31, 1740 – October 23, 1799) was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland, and later Governor of Maryland and a United S...

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Governor Thomas Sim Lee MP (1745 - 1819)

Thomas Sim Lee (October 29, 1745 – November 9, 1819) was an American planter and statesman of Frederick County, Maryland. Although not a signatory to the Declaration of Independence, the Artic...

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Thomas Johnson, Governor, Assoc. Justice, US Sup. Ct. MP (1732 - 1819)

DAR Ancestor #: A063746 JOHNSON, Thomas, a Delegate from Maryland; born near the mouth of St. Leonards Creek, Calvert County, Md., November 4, 1732; at an early age moved to Annapolis, Md.; studied l...

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