John Van Lear Findlay

John Van Lear Findlay

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Death 19 Apr 1907 (aged 67)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 7530729 · View Source
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US Congressman. He graduated from Princeton College in 1858, entered politics and was a member of the Maryland State House of Delegates. He then studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1869. He was a collector of internal revenue for the third district of Maryland and served as solicitor for Baltimore. In 1883, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses, serving until 1887. After his term, he was appointed a member of the Venezuelan Claims Commission, in 1889 and continued to practice law until his death at age 67.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 3 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7530729
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Van Lear Findlay (21 Dec 1839–19 Apr 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7530729, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .