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John Lee Carroll (1830-1911)
MSA SC 3520-1468

Governor of Maryland, 1876-1880 (Democrat)

 Born: September 30, 1830 at "Homewood," Baltimore1
 Father: Col. Charles Carroll2
 Mother: Mary Digges (Lee) Carroll3
 Education:
            Educated at home
            Attended Mt. St. Mary's College, Frederick County, Maryland
            Attended Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
            Graduated from Harvard Law School, 18514
Marriages:  April 24, 1856 to Anita Phelps; April, 1877 to Mary Carter Thompson5
Children:  Charles, Royal Phelps, Albert Henry, Mary Louisa, Anita Maria, Helen, Irene, Philip Acosta6
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic7
Positions held:
           Admitted to the bar, 1851
            Lawyer, Brown & Brune law firm, Baltimore
            Deputy clerk and U.S. Commissioner, Office of the Clerk, U.S. District Court, New York, 1858-1861
            Maryland Senate, 1868-1876
            President of the Maryland Senate, 1874-1876
            Governor of Maryland, 1876-1880
            Presidential elector, 1893
            President, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution8
Died: February 27, 1911, Washington, D.C.9
Burial: Bonnie Brae Cemetery, Howard County, Maryland10

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