Maryland Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 8 of 329 people who took part.

Members (8):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Stevenson Archer Visualize "(February 28, 1827 -- August 2, 1898) Stevenson Archer was a(n) lawyer, public servant, and American politician. Archer was born at 'Medical Hall', Harford County, Maryland. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1850. Stevenson served as a member of the state house of delegates (1854). Archer was elected as a Democrat to the 40th, 41st, 42nd, and 43rd, Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1875) and was not reelected. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=A000274]" Maryland Delegation (This negotiation)
Reverdy Johnson Visualize (21 May, 1796 -- 10 February, 1876) Johnson was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Annapolis, Md., Johnson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1815. While practicing in Baltimore, Johnson was a member of the State senate from 1821 to 1829. Johnson was elected to the United States Senate as a Whig and served from March 4th, 1845 to March 7th, 1849 when he accepted an appointment as Attorney General. Afterwards, Johnson was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4th, 1863 to July 10th, 1868. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Maryland Delegation (This negotiation) , Maryland Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Maryland Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Hiram McCullough Visualize "(September 26, 1813 -- March 4, 1885) Hiram McCullough was a lawyer, codifier, public servant, and American politician. McCullough was born near Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. He served as a member of the State senate (1845 - 1851), was delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1864 and 1868, and was a member of the State house of delegates in 1880 and 1881 where he served as speaker in 1880. McCullough was appointed as one of the codifiers of the laws of Maryland (1850) and for many years was counsel for Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad. He was elected as a Democrat to the 39th and 40th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000395]" Maryland Delegation (This negotiation) , Maryland Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Charles E. Phelps Visualize "(May 1, 1833 -- December 27, 1908) Charles Edward Phelps was a lawyer, public servant, soldier, commissioner of public schools, judge, member of law faculty at a university, and an American politician. Phelps was born in Guilford, Windham County, Vermont and moved to Maryland in 1841. Phelps studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1855. He was elected a member of the Baltimore City Council (1860). He entered the Union Army (August 20, 1862) as a lieutenant colonel of the 7th Regiment, member of the Maryland Volunteers, was promoted to colonel (April 13, 1864), and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor March 30, 1898 for action at Laurel Hill. He was a judge on the supreme bench of the city of Baltimore (1882 - 1908) and was a member of the law faculty of the University of Maryland (1884 - 1907). Phelps was elected as a Unconditional Unionist to the 39th Congress and reelected as a Conservative to the 40th Congress from March 4, 1865 to March 3, 1869. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=P000292]" Maryland Delegation (This negotiation) , Maryland Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Frederick Stone Visualize "(February 7, 1820 -- October 17, 1899) Frederick Stone was a(n) lawyer, commissioner, public servant, judge, and American politician. Stone was born in Charles County, Maryland. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. He was appointed by the legislature as one of the commissioners to revise the rules of pleading and practice the State courts, member of the state house of delegates (1864 & 1865). and associate judge of the court of appeals (1881 - 1890). Frederick was elected as a Democrat to the 40th and 41st Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871) and was not reelected in 1870. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=S000957]" Maryland Delegation (This negotiation)
Francis Thomas Visualize (3 February, 1799 -- 22 January, 1876) Thomas was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Frederick County, Md., Thomas studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1820. Thomas was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second through Twenty-fourth Congresses and as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses. After serving as governor of Maryland from 1841 to 1844, Thomas was a member of the Maryland State constitutional convention in 1850 and then was elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh Congress, as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses, and as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Maryland Delegation (This negotiation) , Maryland Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , Maryland Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Maryland Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
George Vickers Visualize "(November 19, 1801 -- October 8, 1879) George Vickers was a(n) lawyer, general, public servant, vice president of a convention, and American politician. he was born in Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1831. He was a major general of the State militia (1861), presidential elector on the Democratic ticket (1864), vice president of the Union National Convention of Conservatives (1866), and a member of the state senate (1866 - 1867). He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the action of the Senate in declining Philp F. Thomas to qualify (March 7, 1868 - March 3, 1873). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=V000095]" Maryland Delegation (This negotiation)
William P. Whyte Visualize "(August 9, 1824 -- March 17, 1908) William Pinkney Whyte was a(n) banker, lawyer, public servant, comptroller of a treasury, governor, counsel for a state before an arbitration board, mayor, city solicitor, and American Politician. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Whyte studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1846. William served as a member of the state house of delegates (1847 - 1848), comptroller of the treasury of Maryland (1853 - 1855), Governor of Maryland (1872 - 1874), Counsel for Maryland before the arbitration board in the boundary dispute between Virginia and Maryland (1874), attorney general of Maryland (1887 - 1891), Baltimore city solicitor (1900 - 1903), and Mayor of Baltimore (1881 - 1882). Whyte was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Reverdy Johnson (July 13, 1868 - March 3, 1869). He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate (March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1881). He was also appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Arthur Pue Gorman (June 8, 1906 - his death March 17, 1908). William was not successful in the elections of 1850, 1868, and 1880. During his time in Congress he served as Chairman on the Committee on Printing (46th Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=W000435]" Maryland Delegation (This negotiation)