Thomas George Pratt - Annapolis MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 58.866 W 076° 29.784
18S E 370386 N 4315744
Quick Description: U.S. Senator, Maryland Governor. Practiced law in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in 1823. He was a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates (1832-35) Whig presidential elector in 1836. 27TH Governor of Maryland 1845-1848. U.S. Senator 1850-1857.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/6/2020 6:46:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM12RBJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
He is buried in Saint Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis MD
Description:
From Find A Grave: U.S. Senator, Maryland Governor. He attended the Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., graduated from College of New Jersey, studied law, admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in 1823. He was a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates (1832-35) Whig presidential elector in 1836, appointed president of the executive council 1836 and a member of the Maryland State Senate, (1838-43). In 1845, he was elected the 27th Governor of Maryland, serving until 1848. After his term, he was elected as a Whig to the United States Senate in 1849 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Reverdy Johnson, serving two terms until 1857. An unsuccessful candidate for another re-election to the United States Senate, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 65.


Date of birth: 2/18/1804

Date of death: 11/9/1869

Area of notoriety: Politics

Marker Type: Monument

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

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