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 Thomas Beale Dorsey

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Thomas Beale Dorsey

Birth
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Death 26 Dec 1855 (aged 75)
Ellicott City, Howard County, Maryland, USA
Burial Ellicott City, Howard County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 28445884 View Source
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Son of John Worthington and Comfort (Worthington) Dorsey
Thomas married Milcah Goodwin on 28 January 1808. They had ten children together (four sons and six daughters), born between 1809 and 1827.

Thomas graduated in 1799 from St John's College in Annapolis, where he Studied Law; and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1803. A Lawyer, a Planter, and a Public Servant. He was a Member of the House of Delegates, Baltimore City, 1807. Served on the Committee of Grievances & Courts of Justice; Committee on Laws to Expire; Committee to Examine Laws of Maryland Regulating the Election of Members of Congress.

He was appointed United States District Attorney for Maryland in 1811-12. Later Thomas was appointed as a member of the State Constitutional Convention in 1815 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD. From 1822-1824 he was the Attorney General of Maryland. Chief Judge, First Judicial District, 1824-1831. Associate Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1824-; Chief Judge, 1848-1851.

In 1826 Thomas was appointed trustee of the University of Maryland, Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD. Thomas became a Bank Trustee on March 18, 1834 in Baltimore.

Burial in St. John's Churchyard, Ellicott City, Howard County.



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Aged 76


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  • Maintained by: Preserving the Past
  • Originally Created by: Seagull
  • Added: 21 Jul 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 28445884
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/28445884/thomas-beale-dorsey : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Beale Dorsey (17 Oct 1780–26 Dec 1855), Find a Grave Memorial ID 28445884, citing Saint Johns Cemetery of Howard County, Ellicott City, Howard County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Preserving the Past (contributor 47480910) .