William Vans Murray

William Vans Murray

Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland, USA
Death 11 Dec 1803 (aged 43)
Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland, USA
Burial Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 8596443 · View Source
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US Representative from Maryland. He completed preparatory and law studies in 1787 at the Temple in London. He returned to the United States, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Cambridge, Maryland. In 1791, he was member of the State house of delegates, elected as a Federalist to the Second, Third, and Fourth Congresses, March 4, 1791 to March 3, 1797. Served as Minister Resident to the Netherlands from March 2, 1797 to September 2, 1801. While holding this post he was also appointed by President Adams as a member of a diplomatic mission to France. After his public service, he resumed law practice until his death.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Vans Murray (9 Feb 1760–11 Dec 1803), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8596443, citing Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .