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Maryland Manual, 1902
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W. T. GILES, Democrat.

Mr. Giles is a prominent lawyer of Princess Anne, about

thirty-six years of age. At the age of nineteen he graduated
from Eaton & Burnett's Business College, and after teaching

several years was appointed to a clerkship in the Baltimore

Custom House. While there he studied law and graduated in
1890, receiving the degree of L.L. B. Mr. Giles is a State
iecturer of the W. M. A. and a member of the I. O. R. M.

TALBOT COUNTY— Three Members.

W. H. MYERS, Democrat.

Mr. Myers resides at "Plinhimmon," the old homestead of
the late Gen, Tench Tilghman, which his father purchased

-some years ago. He is a progressive and up-to-date farmer,
having for the past fifteen years had exclusive control of his
father's extensive farming interests. Mr. Myers was born
near Oxford in 1866, and takes an active interest in the oyster
;and fish industries of that section, thus being well qualified to
protect the interests of his constituents. Mr. Myers is a con-
servative Democrat.


Mr. Callahan is a farmer. He was born near Skipton,
Talbot County, in 1859, and except for three years spent in

Queen Anne's County has lived in Talbot all his life. He
married Miss Gannon, of Talbot, and they have four sons and
four daughters. Their residence is the well-known Hackett

-farm, near Skipton. Mr. Callahan comes of a prominent old
Democratic family, and his ancestors were among the leading
people. He was Democratic County Commissioner.

PERRY C. BENSON, Republican.

Mr. Benson, a farmer and oyster packer, was born at Royal

Oak in 1868. Mr. Benson has always been a Republican, but
has never held office other than that of Superintendent of
Public Roads.

CHARLES G. BIGGS, Republican.

Mr. Biggs is a native of Sharpsburg, Washington County.
He graduated in 1870 at Dickinson, and soon after read law
Tinder Attorney-General A. K. Syester. In 1873 he attended
the Law School of Columbian University, and upon comple-
ition of his icaurse was admitted to the Supreme Court of the


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