William Hindman

William Hindman

Birth
Dorchester County, Maryland, USA
Death 19 Jan 1822 (aged 78)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 7530432 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, studied law at the Inns of Court, London, England, returned to the United States, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Talbot County, Maryland. He was secretary of the Talbot County, in 1775, treasurer for the Eastern Shore, (1775-77), a member of the Maryland State Senate, (1777--84, 92) and a member of the Continental Congress, (1785-86). In 1793, he was elected to the Second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Joshua Seney, reelected to the Third, Fourth and Fifth Congresses, serving until 1799. He was then a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates, (1799-1800) and was elected as a Federalist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James Lloyd, serving (1800-01). Declining to run for re-election, he engaged in agricultural pursuits on his estate until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7530432
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hindman (1 Apr 1743–19 Jan 1822), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7530432, citing Old Saint Pauls Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .