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Maryland Manual, 1902
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HUGH McMiLLAN, Republican.

Mr. McMillan was born in Lonaconing in 1857, and received
his education in the public schools. At the age of fourteen
he entered the coal mines of the Borden Mining Company, but
later attended the Wyoming Commercial College. He then
engaged in merchandising, but on account of the labor troubles
of 1886 he had to suspend. He went to Alabama and had
charge of a mine there, but returned to Maryland in a year.
In 1883 and 1884 he represented his county in the Legisla-
ture. He is now engaged in carpentering.

W. T. LEATHERBURY, Democrat.

Mr. Leatherbury was born at Onancock in 1844, and attended
the public schools until he was fifteen years of age. When
Virginia seceded he enlisted in a volunteer company. In 1863
he moved to West river and engaged in the oyster industry.
He is at present in the lumber and coal business.

JOHN A. WATTS, Democrat.

Mr. Watts was born in 1862 at Odenton, and educated in
the public schools. He is a farmer and commission merchant,
and has never before held office.

FRED L. SHIPLEY, Democrat.

Mr. Shipley comes from a long line of Democratic ancestors.
He is a commission merchant in Baltimore, and has never
before sought political office. He was born in 1861.


Mr. Brashears, a member of the bar of Anne Arundel
County, was born at West River, 1858. For six years he was
Deputy Register of Wills under his father, John W. Bra-
shears, and since that time he has practiced his profession in
Annapolis. He was elected to the House of Delegates in
1889, 1891 and 1893, and during the session of 1894 was
Speaker pro tem. He served on Ways and Means, Judiciary
and other important committees.

BALTIMORE CITY—(First Legislative District).
Six Members.

L. E. MELIS, Republican.

Mr. Melis is proprietor of a bakery. He was born in 1862
and obtained his education in public schools, later taking a
course in book-keeping in the Maryland Institute.


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