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wife Mary Sewell. Methodist. Married (1)
Anna Thompson; (2) Leah Raleigh; (3) Jane
Wilcox. Died in Washington, D.C., February
13, 1865. Buried in the Cambridge Cemetery.

1862-1866. Augustus W. Bradford. Unionist.
Born in Bel Air, Harford County, January 9,
1806, the son of Samuel Bradford and wife
Jane Bond. Methodist. Resident of Baltimore
County when elected. Married Elizabeth Kell.
Died in Baltimore, March 1, 1881. Buried in
Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore.

Elected Under the Constitution of 1864 by
the People for Four Years.9

1866-1869. Thomas Swann. Unionist-Democrat.
Born in Alexandria, Va., ca. 1806, the son of
Thomas Swann and wife Jane Byrd Page. Epis-
copalian. Resident of Baltimore City when
elected. Married (1) Elizabeth Gilmor Sherlock;
(2) Josephine Ward Thompson. Died in Lees-
burg, Va., July 24, 1883. Buried in Green-
mount Cemetery, Baltimore.

Elected Under the Constitution of 1867 by
the People for Four Years.10

1869-1872. Oden Bowie. Democrat. Born in
Prince George's County, November 10, 1826,
the son of William D. Bowie and wife Eliza
Oden. Episcopalian. Married Alice Carter.
Died at Fairview, Prince George's County, De-
cember 4, 1894. Buried at Fairview, Prince
George's County."

1872-1874. William Pinkney Whyte. Democrat.
Born in Baltimore, August 9, 1824, the son of
Joseph White and wife Isabella Pinkney. Epis-
copalian. Married (1) Louisa D. Hollingsworth;
(2) Mrs. Mary M. Thomas. Died in Baltimore,
March 17, 1908. Buried in Greenmount Ceme-
tery, Baltimore.12

'Under the Constitution of 1864, the term of the governor be-
gan on the second Wednesday in January following his election
and was for four years. The only election to be held under this
Constitution was held on the first Tuesday after the first Mon-
day in November 1864. The term of the incumbent governor
was not affected by the adoption of this Constitution.

'^nder the Constitution of 1867, the governor took office on
the second Wednesday of January following his election. His
term was for four years with the election held on the Tuesday
after the first Monday in November 1867. The term of the in-
cumbent governor was not affected by the adoption of the Con-
stitution of 1867.

"Because Governor Swann's term was not affected by the adop-
tion of the Constitution of 1867, Governor Bowie served for
three years only.

"Governor Whyte resigned on March 4, 1874. Governor
Groome was elected and assumed office on the same day. Be-
cause of a family disagreement, Governor Whyte changed the
spelling of his surname to distinguish his branch of the family.

Principal Officers of Maryland

1874-1876. James Black Groome. Democrat.
Born in Cecil County, April 4, 1838, the son of
Col. John Charles Groome and wife Elizabeth
Black. Presbyterian. Married Alice L.
Edmondson. Died in Baltimore, October 4,
1893. Buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery in

1876-1880. John Lee Carroll. Democrat. Born in
Baltimore, September 30, 1830, the son of Col.
Charles Carroll and wife Mary Digges Lee.
Roman Catholic. Married (1) Anita Phelps; (2)
Mary Carter Thompson. Died in Washington,
D.C., February 27, 1911. Buried in Bonnie
Brae Cemetery in Howard County.

1880-1884. William T. Hamilton. Democrat. Born
in Washington County, September 8, 1820, the
son of Henry Hamilton and wife Anna Mary
Hess. Presbyterian. Married Clara Jenness.
Died in Hagerstown, October 26, 1888. Buried
in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

1884-1885. Robert M. McLane. Democrat. Born
in Wilmington, Delaware, June 23, 1815, the
son of Louis McLane and wife Catherine Mary
Milligan. Episcopalian. Resident of Baltimore
City when elected. Married Georgine Urquhart.
Resigned March 27, 1885. Died in Paris,
France, April 16, 1898. Buried in Greenmount
Cemetery, Baltimore.13

1885-1888. Henry Lloyd. Democrat. Born in
Dorchester County, February 21, 1852, the son
of Daniel Lloyd and wife Kitty Henry. Episco-
palian. Married Mary Elizabeth Staplefort.
Died in Cambridge, December 30, 1920. Buried
in Christ Protestant Episcopal Church Ceme-
tery, Cambridge.

1888-1892. Elihu E. Jackson. Democrat. Born in
Somerset County, November 3, 1837, the son
of Hugh Jackson and wife Sarah McBride.
Methodist. Resident of Wicomico County when
elected. Married Annie Francis Rider. Died in
Baltimore, December 27, 1907. Buried in Par-
sons Cemetery, Salisbury.

1892-1896. Frank Brown. Democrat. Born in
Carroll County, August 8, 1846, the son of
Stephen T. Cockey Brown and wife Susan A.
Bennett. Presbyterian. Married Mrs. Mary
Ridgely Preston. Died in Baltimore, February
3, 1920. Buried in Greenmount Cemetery,

1896-1900. Lloyd Lowndes. Republican. Born in
Clarksburg, West Virginia, February 21, 1845,

"Governor McLane resigned on March 27, 1885. Henry Lloyd,
as president of the Senate, succeeded him as acting governor un-
til January 21, 1886, when the Legislature elected him to com-
plete the remainder of Governor McLane's term, which expired
in January 1888.


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