John N. Watkins (1791-1871)
MSA SC 3520-13423
Born 1791. Attended St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland, graduated 1811. Unmarried. Resided with his mother in Annapolis, Maryland. Died January 1, 1871.
Member, House of Delegates, Annapolis, 1827-28. Secretary of the state senate. Adjutant general, 1835-56. Maryland secretary of state, 1844, 1849-51. Attended Maryland Constitutional Convention of 1850 as secretary of state. Collaborated with William Kilty, Jr. to publish a six-volume compilation of laws passed from 1799 to 1818. Member of the board of visitors and governors, St. John's College, Annapolis.
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