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Source: Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., Archives of Maryland, An Historical List of Public Officials of Maryland,
new series,
Vol. 1. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1990.

County abbreviations    Party abbreviations    Status List    Acronyms for Offices

Abbreviations List

County List
AA - Anne Arundel County
AL - Allegany County
AN - Annapolis
BA - Baltimore County
BC - Baltimore City
CA - Caroline County
CE - Cecil County
CH - Charles County
CR - Carroll County
CV - Calvert County
DO - Dorchester County
FR - Frederick County
GA - Garrett County
HA - Harford County
HO - Howard County
KE - Kent County
MO - Montgomery County
PG - Prince George's County
QA - Queen Anne's County
SM - St. Mary's County
SO - Somerset County
TA - Talbot County
WA - Washington County
WI - Wicomico County
WO - Worcester County

Party List
D - Democrat
F - Fusion
I - Independent (shows in 1906 and 1908 only)
P - People's Party (shows in 1935, 1936, 1937 only)
R - Republican (shows in 1916, 1917, 1920 only)

Status List
aappointed before or during this session to fill a vacancy
ddied before or during this session
dcldeclined to accept office
dnsdid not serve in this session
dsdismissed from office
eelected before or during this session to fill a vacancy
evelection voided
presserved as president of the Senate during this session
pres p.t.served as president pro tem of the Senate during this session
psapost-session appointment; made after this session but before the end of the current term of office
psdpost-session death; occurring after this session but before the end of the current term of office
psrpost-session resignation; occurring after this session but before the end of the current term of office
rresigned before or during this session
ssuspended from office before or during this session
spkrserved as speaker of the House of Delegates during this session
spkr p.t.served as speaker pro tem of the House of Delegates during this session

Acronyms for Offices
AcronymFull Title of Office
Adj Gen Adjutants General, 1794-1989
Agents & Rec Gen Agents & Receivers General, 1651-1775
Annap Mayor Annapolis Mayors, 1708-1989
Att Gen Attorneys General, 1657-1776
Atty Gen Attorneys General, 1778-1989
Balt Mayor Baltimore City Mayors, 1797-1989
Co Exec County Executives, var.d.
Collect Ch & Patap Collectors of Chester & Patapsco, 1752-1776
Collect N Pot Collectors of North Potomac, 1685-1776
Collect Patux Collectors of Patuxent, 1673-1776
Collect Poc Collectors of Pocomoke, 1684/5-1776
Commiss Gen Commissaries General, 1693-1777
Compt Comptrollers of the Treasury, 1851-1989
Cong Del Delegates to the Continental Congress, 1774-1788
Const Conv Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851
Const Conv Constitutional Convention of 1864
Const Conv Constitutional Convention of 1867
Const Conv Constitutional Convention of 1776
Const Conv Constitutional Convention of 1967-1968
Ct of Appeals, CJ Chief Judges of the Court of Appeals, 1778-1989
Ct of Appeals, Clk Clerks of the Court of Appeals, 1781-1989
Ct of Appeals, J Judges of Court of Appeals, 1778-1989
Ct of Sp Appeals, CJ Chief Judges of Court of Special Appeals, 1967-1989
Ct of Sp Appeals, J Judges of Court of Special Appeals, 1967-1989
Dep Sec Deputy Secretaries in Maryland, 1671-1776
Dept Hd Heads of Principal Executive Departments , var.d.
Exam Gen Examiners General, 1683-1776
Gov Colonial Governors, 1634-1776
Gov Governors of the State of Maryland, 1777-1990
Gov Counci l Governors' Councils, 1777-1838
Gov Elections Gubernatorial Election Returns, 1867-1986
House General Assembly, House of Delegates, 1790-1990
House, Sp Sess General Assembly, House, Special Sessions, 1790-1990
House Spkr Speakers of House of Delegates, 1777-1989
Land Off Judge Land Office Judges, 1738-1777
Ld Balt Barons of Baltimore and Lords Proprietary, 1579-1834
Lt Gov Lieutenant Governors, 1865-1868, 1971-1989
Naval Off Annap Naval Officers of Annapolis, 1694-1777
Naval Off Cecil Naval Officers of Cecil County, 1694-1754
Naval Off N Pot Naval Officers of North Potomac, 1689-1777
Naval Off Oxf Naval Officers of Oxford, 1694-1777
Naval Off Patux Naval Officers of Patuxent, 1689-1777
Naval Off Poc Naval Officers of Pocomoke, 1689-1777
Ratif Conv Maryland Convention that Ratified Federal Constitution, 1788
Rec N Pot & Poc Receivers of North Potomac & Pocomoke, 1691/2-1715
Rec Patux Receivers of Patuxent, 1691/2-1715
Rent Roll Kpr Rent Roll Keepers, 1707-1733
Rent Roll Kpr ES Rent Roll Keepers of Eastern Shore, 1733-1775
Rent Roll Kpr WS Rent Roll Keepers of Western Shore, 1733-1774
Sec Principal Secretaries in Maryland, 1637-1705/6
Sec Principal Secretaries in England, 1705/6-1776
Sec of State Secretaries of State, 1838-1989
Sen Pres Presidents of Senate, 1777-1989
Senate General Assembly, Senate, 1790-1990
Senate, Sp Sess General Assembly, Senate, Special Sessions, 1790- 1990
Signer, Art Maryland Signers of Articles of Confederation, 1781
Signer, Const Maryland Signers of Federal Constitution, 1787
Signer, Decl Maryland Signers of Declaration of Independence, 1776
St Treas State Treasurers, 1852-1989
Surv & Comp Gen Surveyors & Comptrollers General, 1673-1694
Surv Gen Surveyors General, 1641/2-1697
Surv Gen ES Surveyors General of Eastern Shore, 1697-1776
Surv Gen WS Surveyors General of Western Shore, 1697-1776
Treas ES Treasurers of the Eastern Shore, 1694-1775
Treas ES Treasurers of the Eastern Shore, 1775-1843
Treas WS Treasurers of the Western Shore, 1694-1775
Treas WS Treasurers of the Western Shore, 1775-1852
U.S. Atty U.S. Attorneys for the District of Maryland, 1790-1989
U.S. Cab U.S . Cabinet Members from Maryland , var.d.
U.S. Pres Elections Maryland's Electoral vote for U.S. President, 1789-1988
U.S. Rep U.S. Representatives from Maryland, 1789-1990
U.S. Sen U.S. Senators from Maryland, 1789-1990
U.S. Sup CT U.S. Supreme Court Justices from Maryland, var.d.
U.S. Vice-Pres U.S. Vice-President from Maryland, 1969-1973


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