Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Austin Lane Crothers (1860-1912)
MSA SC 3520-1477

Governor of Maryland, 1908-1912 (Democrat)

Born: May 17, 1860, near Conowingo, Cecil County1
Father: Alpheus Crothers2
Mother: Margaret Aurelia (Porter) Crothers3
Education: attended public schools; Nottingham Academy, Cecil County; graduated University of Maryland Law School, 18904
Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian5
Marriages: none6
Children: none recorded7
Positions held:
            State's Attorney, 1891-1895
            Maryland Senate, 1898-1901
            Associate Judge, Second Judicial Circuit, 1906
            Governor of Maryland, 1908-19128
Died: May 25, 1912, in Elkton, Cecil County9
Burial:  West Nottingham Presbyterian Cemetery, Cecil County10

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