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 Thomas George Pratt

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Birth
Georgetown, Kent County, Maryland, USA
Death
9 Nov 1869 (aged 65)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID
7448914 View Source

U.S. Senator, Maryland Governor. He attended the Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., graduated from College of New Jersey, studied law, admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in 1823. He was a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates (1832-35) Whig presidential elector in 1836, appointed president of the executive council 1836 and a member of the Maryland State Senate (1838-43). In 1848, he was elected the 27th Governor of Maryland, serving until 1849. After his term, he was elected as a Whig to the United States Senate in 1849 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Reverdy Johnson, serving two terms until 1857. An unsuccessful candidate for another re-election to the United States Senate, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 65.

U.S. Senator, Maryland Governor. He attended the Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., graduated from College of New Jersey, studied law, admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in 1823. He was a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates (1832-35) Whig presidential elector in 1836, appointed president of the executive council 1836 and a member of the Maryland State Senate (1838-43). In 1848, he was elected the 27th Governor of Maryland, serving until 1849. After his term, he was elected as a Whig to the United States Senate in 1849 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Reverdy Johnson, serving two terms until 1857. An unsuccessful candidate for another re-election to the United States Senate, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 65.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Marko
  • Added: 16 May 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7448914
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7448914/thomas-george-pratt: accessed ), memorial page for Thomas George Pratt (18 Feb 1804–9 Nov 1869), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7448914, citing Saint Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.