Archives of Maryland
Historical List
General Assembly
Session of January 2 - March 10, 1856

Sources:
Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., Archives of Maryland, Historical List, new series, Vol. 1. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1990.
Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789, Vols. 1&2.  Annapolis, MD: Maryland State
Archives, 1985.
a - appointed; d - died; dcl - declined; dns - did not serve; ds - dismissed; e - elected; ev - election voided;
pres - president of the Senate; pres p. t. - president pro tem of the Senate; psa - post-session appointment; psd - post-session death;
psr - post-session resignation; r - resigned; s - suspended; spkr - speaker of the House; spkr p.t. - speaker pro tem of the House;
(D) - Democrat; (DF) - Fusion Democrat; (FN) - Fusion;  (RE) - Reform; (R) - Republican

George Wells, President of the Senate
William H. Travers, Speaker of the House
Senate
Allegany County
Samuel M. Semmes
Anne Arundel County
George Wells, pres
Baltimore City
S. Owings Hoffman
Baltimore County
James Turner
Calvert County
James A. Bond
Caroline County
Henry C. Rawlings, dns, d
Matthew Chilton, e, ev
Carroll County
Francis T. Davis
Cecil County
James T. McCullough
Charles County
John J. Hughes
Dorchester County
James Wallace
Frederick County
William Bradley Tyler
Harford County
Edwin H. Webster
Howard County
Thaddeus Clark
Kent County
Edward Wilkins
Montgomery County
William Lingan Gaither, pres p.t.
Prince George's County
Samuel H. Berry
Queen Anne's County
Clinton Cook
St. Mary's County
John H. Sothoron
Somerset County
George R. Dennis, pres p.t.
Talbot County 
Benjamin M. Bowdle
Washington County
George Schley
Worcester County
Hillary H. Pitts

 
 
House of Delegates
Allegany County
William Frey
George W. Kildow
F.B. Tower
Joseph A. Wickes
Anne Arundel County
William H. Dorsey
Benjamin C. Neff
John H. Waters
Baltimore City
Edwin A. Abbott
Jehu A. Askew
Elisha Harrington
Jacob W. Hugg
Anthony Kennedy, r
James M. Lester
James R. Partridge
Job Smith
William H. Travers, spkr
William T. Valiant
Baltimore County
Aquila Chilcoat
Nelson Cullings
Harlow W. Heath
John C. Holland
Samuel M. Rankin
Joseph H. Wright
Calvert County
George W. Dowell
Joseph A. Wilson
Caroline County
John R. Stack
James M. Whitby
Carroll County
Stephen T.C. Brown
David Buffington
John S. Smith
Cecil County
Samuel Miller
David Scott, of John
Slater B. Stubbs
Charles County
William D. Merrick
William B. Stone
Dorchester County
John W. Dail
William Frazier, spkr p.t.
Algernon Thomas
Frederick County
Lawrence J. Brengle
James S. Carver, spkr p.t.
James L. Davis
Daniel Grove
Peter Hauver
William N. Wolfe
Harford County
Robert E. Duvall
James H. Jarrett
Henry A. Silver
Howard County
Thomas Rowles
Claudius Stewart
Kent County
William J. Griffith
Emory Sudler
Montgomery County
Elisha J. Hall
Charles A. Harding
Prince George's County
William D. Bowie
John D. Bowling
John B. Brooke
Queen Anne's County
Robert Goldsborough
John Rolph
St. Mary's County
Benjamin G. Harris
Edmund J. Plowden
Somerset County
William Daniel
Hance Lawson
Purnell Toadvine
Levin M. Wilson
Talbot County
William B. Clark
William D. Roberts
Washington County
John Corby
Lewis P. Firey, spkr p.t.
William Loughridge
David Reichard
Benjamin Witmer
Worcester County
Thomas P. Parker
Thomas B. Smith
William E. Timmons

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