Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

William Harwood (1809-1900)
MSA SC 3520-13623


Born December 24, 1809.  Son of Richard Harwood and Sarah (Callahan) Harwood.  Attended St. John's College, Annapolis, graduated 1827.  Studied law.  Admitted to the Maryland bar, c. 1829.  Married Hester Anne Loockerman (1807-1890), granddaughter of Jeremiah Townley Chase, November 25, 1834.  Children:  Frances Chase (c. 1838-1910), Louisa Chase (d. 1896), Lucy (c. 1844-1905), Richard Loockerman (1846-1863), Hester Anne (1851-1924).  Resided in the Hammond-Harwood House, Annapolis.

Engaged in the private practice of law.  State librarian.  Mayor of Annapolis, 1859-1860.  Professor of English and Ethics, United States Naval Academy, 1860-61.  School examiner of Anne Arundel County, c. 1865-.  Member and secretary of the board of visitors and governors, St. John's College.  Member, St. Anne's Protestant Episcopal Church.

Return to William Harwood's Introductory Page

This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

© Copyright Friday, 13-Sep-2002 20:52:07 EDT Maryland State Archives