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 Thomas Contee Worthington

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Thomas Contee Worthington Famous memorial

Birth
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Death
12 Apr 1847 (aged 64)
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Plot
Area G Lot 218-7
Memorial ID
23076792 View Source

US Congressman. He was educated in Annapolis and served as a Captain in the War of 1812. He then studied law and became an attorney in Annapolis in 1817. In 1818 Worthington moved to Frederick and became became commander of the Maryland Militia's Ninth Brigade with the rank of Brigadier General, a position he held until his death. In 1818 he also served in the State House of Representatives. In 1824 he was elected to the US House of Representatives and served one term, 1825 to 1827. He did not run for reelection in 1826, and returned to his law practice. In 1830 Worthington was a member of the state Executive Council. He was the nephew of Benjamin Contee, who also served in Congress.

US Congressman. He was educated in Annapolis and served as a Captain in the War of 1812. He then studied law and became an attorney in Annapolis in 1817. In 1818 Worthington moved to Frederick and became became commander of the Maryland Militia's Ninth Brigade with the rank of Brigadier General, a position he held until his death. In 1818 he also served in the State House of Representatives. In 1824 he was elected to the US House of Representatives and served one term, 1825 to 1827. He did not run for reelection in 1826, and returned to his law practice. In 1830 Worthington was a member of the state Executive Council. He was the nephew of Benjamin Contee, who also served in Congress.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 24 Nov 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 23076792
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23076792/thomas-contee-worthington: accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Contee Worthington (25 Nov 1782–12 Apr 1847), Find a Grave Memorial ID 23076792, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.