Archives of Maryland
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Phillips Lee Goldsborough (1865-1946)
MSA SC 3520-1478

Governor of Maryland 1912-1916 (Republican)

BornAugust 6, 1865 in Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland1
FatherCapt. M. Worthington Goldsborough2
MotherNettie M. (Henrietta Maria) Jones Goldsborough3
Educationattended public and private schools in Dorchester Co., studied law in the office of  Daniel M. Henry Jr. of Cambridge, ca. 18854
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalian5
MarriageDecember 14, 1893 to Ellen Showell6
ChildrenNancy (1894-1895), Phillips Lee Jr. (born c. 1898), Brice (born c. 1904)7
Positions held:
            Paymaster clerk, U.S. Navy, c. 1887-90
            Admitted to the bar, 1886
            Practiced law, Cambridge
            State's Attorney, Dorchester County, 1892-1898
            Comptroller of the Treasury, 1898-1900
            Collector of Internal Revenue, Maryland District, 1902-1911
            Governor of Maryland, 1912-1916
            President, National Union Bank, 1917-1928
            Chairman, Baltimore Trust Company, 1917-1928
            U.S. Senator, 1929-1935
            Member, Republican National Committee, 1932-1936
              Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 1935-19468
DiedOctober 22, 19469
Burial:  Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Cambridge10

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