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 James Lloyd

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James Lloyd Famous memorial

Birth
Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland, USA
Death
20 Sep 1830 (aged 73–74)
Easton, Talbot County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID
21765412 View Source

US Senator. A former attorney, Lloyd was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Kent County Militia in 1776, and he served throughout the Revolutionary War. Lloyd continued his militia membership, eventually attaining the rank of Brigadier General. In 1797 he was elected to the US Senate as a Federalist, filling the vacancy caused by John Henry's resignation, and serving until his resignation in 1800. During his term Lloyd was one of the main proponents of the Alien and Sedition Acts. He commanded militia troops during the defense of Maryland in the War of 1812. One of Lloyd's daughters married William Hemsley, who served in the Continental Congress, and James Lloyd was buried at their estate.

US Senator. A former attorney, Lloyd was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Kent County Militia in 1776, and he served throughout the Revolutionary War. Lloyd continued his militia membership, eventually attaining the rank of Brigadier General. In 1797 he was elected to the US Senate as a Federalist, filling the vacancy caused by John Henry's resignation, and serving until his resignation in 1800. During his term Lloyd was one of the main proponents of the Alien and Sedition Acts. He commanded militia troops during the defense of Maryland in the War of 1812. One of Lloyd's daughters married William Hemsley, who served in the Continental Congress, and James Lloyd was buried at their estate.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 25 Sep 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 21765412
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21765412/james-lloyd: accessed ), memorial page for James Lloyd (1756–20 Sep 1830), Find a Grave Memorial ID 21765412, citing Clover Fields Farm Cemetery, Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .