SKETCHES OF MEMBERS OF HOUSE OF DELEGATES. 191
CALVERT COUNTY— Two Members.
ABRAHAM J. WILLIAMS, Republican.
Dr. Abraham J. Williams is a practising physician of the
Second district, of Calvert county. Besides his practice of
medicine, he gives careful attention to farming. He is 48
years of age. He resides near Prince Frederick. He was
elected member of the House of Delegates in 1897.
JAMES G. CHANEY, Republican.
James C. Chaney resides near Dunkirk, and is 44 years
of age, and a farmer and large landowner. He first entered
politics in 1881, when he was elected a member of the
House of Delegates. He was re-elected to the House in
1883. He was a Judge of Orphans' Court from 1887 to
1891, and County Commissioner from 1893 to 1897. He
was elected member of the House of Delegates in 1897.
CAROLINE COUNTY— Two Members
GEORGE T. REDDEN, Democrat.
George Thomas Redden was born in Delaware, on
February 12,1855. He received his education in public
schools of his native State, and at the Collegiate Institute,
Farmington, Del. He afterward taught school for four
years in Delaware. He went to the Pacific Coast, and was
engaged in gold and silver mining in Arizona Territory
from 1880 to 1886. He came to Caroline county in 1886,
and has resided here ever since. For the past ten years he
has owned and operated the fruit packing establishment of
G. T. Redden & Co., at Denton Bridge. He was elected
member of the House of Delegates in 1897.
CHARLES H. TODD, Republican.
Charles H. Todd is 35 years of age, and a sou of the
late Charles H. Todd, who served this county several
years in the Lower House of Maryland. Charles H. Todd,
Jr., was born in Caroline, and has devoted his time princi-
pally to the farm. A few years ago he erected a cannery
on his farm near Fowling Creek, and since then, besides
his agricultural pursuits, has been engaged in packing
fruits. While he has been in active politics most of his