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Stevenson Archer
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- Bunny
 Added: Jun. 26, 2016
 
ARCHER, Stevenson (1786—1848) ARCHER, Stevenson, (son of John Archer and father of Stevenson Archer [1827-1898]), a Representative from Maryland; born at ‘Medical Hall,' near Churchville, Harford County, Md., October 11, 1786; attended Nottingham Academy, Maryland, and was graduated from Princeton College in 1805; studied law; was admitted to the bar of Harford County in 1808 and commenced practice the same year; member of the State house of delegates 1809-1810; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John Montgomery; reelected to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses and served from October 26, 1811, to March 3, 1817; chairman, Committee on Claims (Thirteenth Congress), Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Fourteenth Congress); paymaster to the Fortieth Maryland Militia during the War of 1812; appointed on March 5, 1817, by President Madison as United States judge for the Territory of Mississippi, with powers of Governor, holding court at St. Stephens; resigned within a year and returned to Maryland and practiced law; elected to the Sixteenth Congress (March 4, 1819-March 3, 1821); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Sixteenth Congress); appointed chief judge of the judicial circuit court of Baltimore and Harford Counties and Baltimore city in 1823; in 1844 was appointed by Governor Pratt as chief justice of the Maryland Court of Appeals and served until his death at ‘Medical Hall,' near Churchville, Harford County, Md., June 26, 1848; interment in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Churchville, Md. Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present - Submitted by Anna Newell
- Odielion
 Added: Feb. 17, 2013
 
I light a candle for Stevenson Archer ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
 

 Added: Jun. 26, 2011
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 11, 2010
 
Rest in peace.
- Gavin Stevenson
 Added: Oct. 11, 2009
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jun. 26, 2009
 

- Angela
 Added: Jun. 26, 2008
 
Happy Birthday!
- Kathie
 Added: Oct. 11, 2007
 

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Oct. 11, 2006
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Oct. 11, 2006
 
Rest in peace
- P.L.M.
 Added: Jun. 26, 2006
 
God bless you.

- Wisteria
 Added: Apr. 8, 2006
 
REPOSE EN PAIX!
- quebecoise
 Added: Mar. 9, 2006
 
Archer, Stevenson, Congress/Jurist, b. 10/11/1786 Harford Co., MD, d. 6/26/1848 Harford MD, s/o John & Catherine (Harris), m. Pamelia Hays, Child: Stevenson (1827-1898); grad. 1805 Princeton; MD Legislature 1809; Judge 1817 MI Territory; buried Presbyterian Cem., Churchville
- Judy Reamy
 Added: Feb. 21, 2006
 

- Doll
 Added: Oct. 11, 2005
 

- BethanyLynn
 Added: Dec. 27, 2004
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 26, 2004
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 26, 2004
 

- Star
 Added: Oct. 11, 2004
 

- God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
 Added: Jun. 23, 2004
 
R.I.P.
- quebecoise
 Added: Dec. 10, 2003
 

- Izzebella
 Added: Jun. 6, 2003
 

- Erik Lander
 Added: May. 31, 2003
 

- God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
 Added: May. 31, 2003
 
 

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