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Benjamin Ogle (1749-1809)
MSA SC 3520-946
Governor of Maryland, 1798-1801 (Federalist)

Born:  January 27, 17491
Father:  Samuel Ogle2
Mother:  Anne (Tasker) Ogle3
Marriage:  Henrietta Margaret Hill4
Children:  Samuel, Benjamin, Ann, Mary5
Education:  attended Eton College, England, 17616
Religious affiliation:  Anglican7
Military service:  3rd Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Harvey Howard's Independent Company of Militia, Annapolis, commissioned June 17818
Positions held:
          Upper House of Maryland, 1773-1774
            Executive Council, 1783 (decline to serve)
            Governor of Maryland, 1798-1801
            Maryland Senate elector, Annapolis, 18069
Residence: Belair
Slaves, servants, and employee's:
Died:  July 7, 180910
Burial:  on his farm near Annapolis11

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