Richard Ridgely


Richard Ridgely Famous memorial

Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Death 25 Feb 1824 (aged 68)
Howard County, Maryland, USA
Burial Howard County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 37306928 View Source

U.S. Continental Congressman. He attended St. John’s College and was clerk of the council of safety in 1776. He then studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1780, practice law in Baltimore Maryland and was advocate in the Maryland Court of Chancery. In 1784, he was elected a member of the Continental Congress, serving until 1785 and served in the Maryland State Senate, (1786-91). He resumed the practice of law in Baltimore and was appointed judge of Howard County court, in 1811, serving until his death.

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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 20 May 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Ridgely (3 Aug 1755–25 Feb 1824), Find a Grave Memorial ID 37306928, citing Dorsey Cemetery, Howard County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .