Archives of Maryland
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Edward Shriver (1812-1896)
MSA SC 3520-14403
House of Delegates, Frederick County, 1843-44
Member, 1850 Constitutional Convention, Frederick County


Born:  December 8, 1812, in Frederick, Maryland.
Father: Judge Abraham Shriver, son of David Shriver
Mother:  Ann Margaret Leatherman
Studied law with his cousin, William Schley, of Frederick
Marriage:  August 29, 1839 to Elizabeth Lydia Reigart (d. December 6, 1860)
Children:  Philip Abraham (died in infancy), Ann Albertine (b. February 29, 1840), Frederick Stover (died in infancy), Mary Margaret (b. April, 1844), Elizabeth Emiline (b. August 1847) Ellenor Sallie (b. February 1852)
Religious Affiliation:  Reformed Church
Military service: Referred to by many as General Shriver, although this may not have been an official military title. Numerous sources say he served in the federal army durng the U.S. Civil War, however, no proof of service has been located.
Occupations: Lawyer
                       Charter member and former president of the Independent Hose Company No. 1 of Frederick
Offices held: House of Delegates from Frederick County 1843-44
                      Clerk, Circuit Court of Frederick County, 1851-1857
                      Member, Board of Pulic Works, 1862-1865
                      Postmaster, Baltimore, 1866-1869
                      Register, Water Department, Baltimore, 1882-1888
Died: February 26, 1896, in Baltimore, Maryland
Buried: Shriver family plot in Frederick, Maryland 

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