Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

William Pinkney Whyte (1824-1908)
MSA SC 3520-1466


Newspaper articles -

"Our New Governor."  The Annapolis Gazette, 9 January 1872.

"Mr. Archer Dying."  The Baltimore Sun, 2 August 1898.

"Wm. Pinkney Whyte Appointed Senator; Maryland's 'Grand Old Man' Chosen To Succeed Mr. Gorman."  The Baltimore Sun, 9 June 1906.

"New Senator Hears It; Not Officially Notified Yet, But Will Accept Place."  The Baltimore Sun, 9 June 1906.

"A Life Full of Honors; Extraordinary Record of Ex-Governor Whyte In Politics."  The Baltimore Sun, 9 June 1906.

"Full of Honors; Senator Whyte's Long and Distinguished Career Had Few Parallels."  The Baltimore Sun, 18 March 1908.


Baltimore, Maryland.  The Monumental City.  The Liverpool of America with the Finest Harbor in The World.  A Souvenir of the
        One Hundred and Twenty-First Anniversary of the Baltimore American 1773-1894.  Baltimore:  American's Job Printing Office, 1895.
        Biographical sketch on p. 64.

The Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and the District of Columbia Baltimore:  National Biographical Publishing Co., 1879.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 652-653.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-1989. Bicentennial Edition.  Washington:  Government Printing Office, 1988.
        Biographical sketch on p. 2046.

Coyle, Wilbur F.  The Mayors of Baltimore.  Reprinted from The Baltimore Municipal Journal, 1919.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 153-159.

Eisenberg, Gerson G.  Marylanders Who Served the Nation:  A Biographical Dictionary of Federal Officials from Maryland. Annapolis:  Maryland State
        Archives, 1992.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 230-231.

Kent, Frank R. The Story of Maryland Politics.  Reprint edition.  Hatboro, Pa.:  Tradition Press, 1968.

Malone, Dumas, ed. Dictionary of American Biography, vol. X.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1964.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 178-179.

Mayer, Brantz.  Baltimore:  Past and Present with Biographical Sketches of its Representative Men.  Baltimore:  Richardson & Bennett, 1871.
          Biographical sketch on pp. 524-528.

Message of the Executive to the General Assembly of Maryland, At its Regular Session, 1874.  Annapolis, 1874.

Official Congressional Directory, 59th Congress, Second Session, 1st ed. Washington:  Government Printing Office, 1906.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 3-4.

Riley, Elihu S. A History of the General Assembly of Maryland.  Baltimore, 1905.

A Salute to the Maryland Irish.  Baltimore:  Ladies Auxiliary to the Ancient Order of Hibernians, 1976.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 61-62.

Warfield, J.D.  The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties.  Baltimore:  Regional Publishing Company, 1967.

White, Frank F., Jr.  Governors of Maryland 1777-1970. Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission, 1970.
        Biographical sketch on pp. 178-183.

Who Was Who In America, vol. 1, 1897-1942.  Chicago:  The A.N. Marquis Company, 1943.
        Biographical sketch on p. 1342.

Other sources -

Baltimore City Government biography of William Pinkney Whyte

Elihu E. Jackson, Governor, William Pinkney Whyte, Attorney-General, and others vs. John Carroll Walsh, and others.  Court of Appeals of Maryland.
        75 Md. 304; 23 A. 778; 1892 Md. LEXIS 71.

Notes from Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Legislative History Project Collection) William Pinkney Whyte File,
        MSA SC 1138-1466, 2/11/11/09.

William Pinkney Whyte and Benjamin F. Horwitz, Trustees vs. Charles Dimmock.  Court of Appeals of Maryland.  55 Md. 452; 1881 Md. LEXIS 53.

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