Archives of Maryland
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Lloyd Lowndes, Jr. (1845-1905)
MSA SC 3520-1474

Governor of Maryland, 1896-1900 (Republican)

Born: February 21, 1845, Clarksburg, West Virginia1
Father: Lloyd Lowndes2
Mother: Marie (Moore) Lowndes3
            Attended Clarksburg Academy
            Attended Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania, ca. 1861-1863
            Graduated, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, ca. 1861-1863
            Graduated, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 18674
Marriage:  December 2, 1869 to Elizabeth Tasker Lowndes5
Children:  Lloyd (1871-1928), Richard Tasker (1871-1905), Charles Thomas (1874-1922), William Bladen (1875-1941), Upshur (1877-1881), Elizabeth Lloyd (1881-1963), and Tasker Gantt (b. 1883).6
Positions held:
          Admitted to the bar
            Practiced law, Cumberland
            Engaged in business activities, ca. 1874-1896
            Director and President, Second National Bank of Cumberland
            Director, International Trust Company, Baltimore
            Director, Fidelity & Deposit Company of Maryland
            Director, Fidelity Trust Company of Baltimore
            Director, Frostburg Gas Light Company
            Director, Union Mining Company
            Director, Potomac Coal Company
            Owner, Cumberland Daily News
            Managed estate, "Blooming Fields," Allegany County
            Governor of Maryland, 1896-1900
            U.S. Representative, 1873-1875
            Delegate, Republican National Convention, 18807
Died: January 8, 1905, Cumberland, Allegany County8
Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Allegany County9

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