Archives of Maryland
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William Walsh (1828-1892)
MSA SC 3520-2152

Born:  May 11, 1828 in Killenmore, Ireland1
Died:  May 17, 1892 in Cumberland, MD2
Father:  John Walsh3
Mother:  Sara Doran Walsh4
Education:  Graduated from Mt. St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, MD, 1848
                     Attended lawschool at Ballston, near Saratoga, NY
                     Studied with lawyer Andrew Hunter at Charlestown, Jefferson County5
Marriage:  May 25, 1858 married Mary Ann (Marian) Shane6
Children:  Mary, Clara Teresa, William Edward, and 7 other children who died in infancy7
Religion:  Roman Catholic8
Occupation:  Admitted to the bar in VA, 1850
                       Practiced law in Cumberland, MD, 18529
Political Affliation:  Democrat10
Maryland Politics:  Delegate from Allegany County to the Maryland Constitutional Convention, 186711
National Politcs:  Presidential Elector; 1872
                               U.S. Representative to Congress; March 1875-March 187912

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