Thomas G. Pratt (1804-1869)
MSA SC 3520-1458

Governor of Maryland, 1845-1848 (Whig, 1836-1857; Democrat, 1860s)

Born:  Washington, D.C., February 18, 18041
Father:  John Wilkes2
Mother:  Rachel (Belt) Pratt3
Marriage:  September 1, 1835 to Adelaide MacKubin Kent4
Children:  Rachel, Thomas H.G., Constance, John Glenn, Florence, Adeline5
Education:  Georgetown College, Washington, D.C.; Princeton College; studied law in the office of Richard S. Coxe, Washington, D.C.6
Religious affiliation:  Episcopalian7
Positions held:
            Maryland House of Delegates, 1832-1836
            President, Executive Council, 1838
            Maryland Senate, 1838-1841
            Governor of Maryland, 1845-1848
            State Director, Annapolis & Elk Ridge Railroad Company, 1848, 1854-1857
               U.S. Senator, 1850-1857
            Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1864
            Delegate, Union Convention, Philadelphia, 18668
Died:  November 9, 18699
Burial:  St. Anne's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Annapolis10

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