Thomas King Carroll (1793-1873)
MSA SC 3520-1452

Governor of Maryland, 1830-1831 (Democrat)

Born:  Kingston Hall, Somerset County, April 29, 17931
Father:  Col. Henry James2
Mother:  Elizabeth Barnes (King) Carroll3
Marriage:  June 23, 1814 to Julianna Stevenson4
Children:  Anna Ella, Ella, Henry James, Julianna, Thomas King, Henrietta King, Mary Henry, Ada, Sallie5
Education: Charlotte Hall Adademy, St. Mary's County; Washington Academy, Somerset County, 1802; graduate, University of Pennsylvania, 1811; sutdied law with Ephraim King Wilson, Snow Hill, Worcester County and Robert Goodloe Harper, Baltimore6
Religious affiliation:  Episcopalian7
Positions held:
            Maryland House of Delegates, 1816-1817
            Maryland Senate elector, 1821, 1826
            Member, Levy Court, Somerset County, 1825-1826
            Judge, Orphans' Court, Somerset County, 1826-1829
            Governor of Maryland, 1830-1831
            Elected to the Maryland Senate, 1836 (declined)
            Lottery Commissioner for Maryland, 1840s
            Naval officer, Port of Baltimore, 18498
Died:  October 3, 1873 at "Walnut Landing," Dorchester County9
Burial:  Old Trinity Church cemetery, Dorchester County10

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