Alphabetical List of First Ladies and Official Hostesses


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A

Elinor Judefind Agnew, Wife of Spiro T. Agnew, Governor of Maryland (1967-1969)

B

Alice Carter Bowie, Wife of Oden Bowie, Governor of Maryland (1869-1872)
Priscilla Mackall Bowie, Wife of Robert Bowie, Governor of Maryland (1803-1806, 1811-1812)
Elizabeth Kell Bradford, Wife of Augustus W. Bradford, Governor of Maryland (1862-1866)
Mary Ridgely Brown Lee, Official Hostess of Frank Brown, Governor of Maryland (1892-1896)
Mary Ridgely Preston Brown, Wife of Frank Brown, Governor of Maryland (1892-1896)

C

Anita Phelps Carroll, Wife of John Lee Carroll, Governor of Maryland (1876-1880)
Anna Ella Carroll, daughter of Governor Thomas King Carroll and Juliana Stevenson Carroll (1815-1894)
Julianna Stevenson Carroll, Wife of Thomas King Carroll, Governor of Maryland (1830-1831)
Mary Carter Thompson Carroll, Wife of John Lee Carroll, Governor of Maryland (1876-1880)
Jennifer Crawford, Wife of Parris N. Glendening, Governor of Maryland (2002-2003)
 

E

Kendel S. Ehrlich, Wife of Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., Governor of Maryland (2003-2007)
Lynn Shaffer Ewing, Official Hostess of Austin L. Crothers, Governor of Maryland (1908-1912)

G

Frances Hughes Glendening, Wife of Parris N. Glendening, Governor of Maryland (1995-2001)
Elizabeth Goldsborough Goldsborough, Wife of Charles Goldsborough, Governor of Maryland (1819)
Ellen Showell Goldsborough, Wife of Phillips Lee Goldsborough, Governor of Maryland (1912-1916)
Sarah Goldsborough Goldsborough, Wife of Charles Goldsborough, Governor of Maryland (1819)
Susan Orrick Sulivane Grason, Wife of William Grason, Governor of Maryland (1839-1842)
Alice Edmondson Groome, Wife of James Black Groome, Governor of Maryland (1874-1876)

H

Clara Jenness Hamilton, Wife of William T. Hamilton, Governor of Maryland (1880-1884)
Mary Gertrude Johnson Harrington, Wife of Emerson C. Harrington, Governor of Maryland (1916-1920)
Margaret Campbell Henry, Wife of John Henry, Governor of Maryland (1797-1798)
Ann Thompson Hicks, Wife of Thomas Holliday Hicks, Governor of Maryland (1858-1862)
Jane Elizabeth McNamara Wilcox Hicks, Wife of Thomas Holliday Hicks, Governor of Maryland (1858-1862)
Leah Ann Rauleigh Hicks, Wife of Thomas Holliday Hicks, Governor of Maryland (1858-1862)
Yumi Hogan, Wife of Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., Governor of Maryland (2015- )
Margaret (Peggy) Oswald Chew Howard, Wife of John Eager Howard, Governor of Maryland (1788-1791)
Prudence Gough Ridgely Howard, Wife of George Howard, Governor of Maryland (1831-1833)
Patricia Donoho Hughes, Wife of Harry Hughes, Governor of Maryland (1979-1987)

J

Nannie Rider Jackson, Wife of Elihu Emory Jackson, Governor of Maryland (1888-1892)
Ann Jennings Johnson, Wife of Thomas Johnson, Governor of Maryland (1777-1779)

K

Alice Contee Kent, Wife of Joseph Kent, Governor of Maryland (1826-1829)
Eleanor Lee Wallace Kent, Wife of Joseph Kent, Governor of Maryland (1826-1829)

L

Dorothy Byron Lane, Wife of William Preston Lane, Jr., Governor of Maryland (1947-1951)
Mary Digges Lee, Wife of Thomas Sim Lee, Governor of Maryland (1779-1782, 1792-1794)
Mary Ridgely Brown Lee, Official Hostess for Frank Brown, Governor of Maryland (1892-1896)
Mathilde Boal Lee, Wife of Blair Lee, III, Acting Governor of Maryland (June 1977-January 1979)
Mary Tolly Dorsey Ligon, Wife of Thomas Watkins Ligon, Governor of Maryland (1854-1858)
Sally Ann Dorsey Ligon, Wife of Thomas Watkins Ligon, Governor of Maryland (1854-1858)
Mary Elizabeth Staplefort Lloyd, Wife of Henry Lloyd, Governor of Maryland (1885-1892)
Sally Scott Murray Lloyd, Wife of Edward Lloyd, Governor of Maryland (1809-1811)
Esther Winder Polk Lowe, Wife of Enoch Louis Lowe, Governor of Maryland (1851-1854)
Elizabeth Tasker Lowndes, Wife of Lloyd Lowndes, Governor of Maryland (1896-1900)

M

Honolulu Claire Manzer McKeldin, Wife of Theodore R. McKeldin, Governor of Maryland (1951-1959)
Georgine Urquhart McLane, Wife of Robert M. McLane, Governor of Maryland (1884-1885)
Barbara Oberfeld Mandel, Wife of Marvin Mandel, Governor of Maryland (1969-1977)
Jeanne Blackistone Dorsey Mandel, Wife of Marvin Mandel, Governor of Maryland (1969-1977)
Mary Clare Maccubbin Martin, Wife of Daniel Martin, Governor of Maryland (1829-1830, 1831)
Sophia Sprigg Mercer, Wife of John Francis Mercer, Governor of Maryland (1801-1803)

N

Edna Viola Amos Nice, Wife of Harry Whinna Nice, Governor of Maryland (1935-1939)

O

Eugenia Byrnes O'Conor, Wife of Herbert R. O'Conor, Governor of Maryland (1939-1947)
Catherine Curran O'Malley, Wife of Martin J. O'Malley, Governor of Maryland (2007-2015)
Henrietta Margaret Hill Ogle, Wife of Benjamin Ogle, Governor of Maryland (1798-1801)

P

Anne Harrison Paca, Wife of William Paca, Governor of Maryland (1782-1785)
Mary Chew Paca, Wife of William Paca, Governor of Maryland (1782-1785)
Elizabeth Rousby Plater, Wife of George Plater, Governor of Maryland (1791-1792)
Hannah Lee Plater, Wife of George Plater, Governor of Maryland (1791-1792)
Adeline Mackubin Kent Pratt, Wife of Thomas G. Pratt, Governor of Maryland (1845-1848)

R

Priscilla Dorsey Ridgely, Wife of Charles Carnan Ridgely, Governor of Maryland (1816-1819)
Elizabeth Caskie Cabell Ritchie, Mother and Official Hostess of Albert C. Ritchie, Governor of Maryland (1920-1935)
Elizabeth Catherine Baker Ritchie, Wife of Albert C. Ritchie, Governor of Maryland (1920-1935)

S

Mary Frances Richardson Smith, Wife of John Walter Smith, Governor of Maryland (1900-1904)
Hilda Mae Snoops, Official Hostess of William Donald Schaefer, Governor of Maryland (1987-1995)
Violetta Lansdale Sprigg, Wife of Samuel Sprigg, Governor of Maryland (1819-1822)
Eliza May Stevens, Wife of Samuel Stevens, Jr., Governor of Maryland (1822-1826)
Mary Couden Stone, Wife of John Hoskins Stone, Governor of Maryland (1794-1797)
Elizabeth Sherlock Swann, Wife of Thomas Swann, Governor of Maryland (1866-1869)
Josephine Ward Thomson Swann, Wife of Thomas Swann, Governor of Maryland (1866-1869)

T

Helen Avalynne Gibson Tawes, Wife of J. Millard Tawes, Governor of Maryland (1959-1967)
Clintonia Wright May Thomas, Wife of Philip Francis Thomas, Governor of Maryland (1848-1851)
Elizabeth Courts Thomas, Wife of James Thomas, Governor of Maryland (1833-1836)
Sally Campbell Preston McDowell Thomas, Wife of Francis Thomas, Governor of Maryland (1842-1845)
Sarah Maria Kerr Thomas, Wife of Philip Francis Thomas, Governor of Maryland (1848-1851)

V

Mary Veazey Veazey, Wife of Thomas W. Veazey, Governor of Maryland (1836-1839)
Mary Wallace Veazey, Wife of Thomas W. Veazey, Governor of Maryland (1836-1839)
Sarah Worrell Veazey, Wife of Thomas W. Veazey, Governor of Maryland (1836-1839)

W

Emma Nicodemus Warfield, Wife of Edwin Warfield, Governor of Maryland (1904-1908)
Louisa Hollingsworth Whyte, Wife of William Pinkney Whyte, Governor of Maryland (1872-1874)
Mary McDonald Thomas Whyte, Wife of William Pinkney Whyte, Governor of Maryland (1872-1874)
Mary Stoughton Sloss Winder, Wife of Levin Winder, Governor of Maryland (1812-1816)
Elizabeth Harriot Robertson Wright, Wife of Robert Wright, Governor of Maryland (1806-1809)
Sarah Decoursey Wright, Wife of Robert Wright, Governor of Maryland (1806-1809)
------ Ringgold Wright, Wife of Robert Wright, Governor of Maryland (1806-1809)


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