Archives of Maryland
Historical List
Provisional Government of 1774 - 1776

Fourth Convention: April 24, 1775 - May 3, 17751

Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., Archives of Maryland, Historical List, new series, Vol. 1. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1990.
Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789, Vols. 1&2.  Annapolis, MD: Maryland State
Archives, 1985.

a - appointed; d - died; dcl - declined; dns - did not serve; ds - dismissed; e - elected; ev - election voided; chair - convention chairman;
pres - president of the Senate; pres p. t. - president pro tem of the Senate; psa - post-session appointment; psd - post-session death;
psr - post-session resignation; r - resigned; s - suspended; spkr - speaker of the House; spkr p.t. - speaker pro tem of the House;
(D) - Democrat; (R) - Republican.

Matthew Tilghman, Chairman of the Convention
Convention Members
Anne Arundel County
Brice T. B. Worthington
John Hall
Thomas Johnson
Samuel Chase
Matthias Hammond
Charles Carroll, barrister
Charles Carroll of Carrollton
Rezin Hammond
Baltimore County*
Charles Ridgely
Thomas Cockey Deye
Walter Tolley, Jr.
Charles Ridgely, of John
Robert Alexander
Samuel Purviance, Jr.
Benjamin Nicholson
Darby Lux
Jeremiah Townley Chase
George Risteau, dns
Thomas Harrison
John Moale, dns
Andrew Buchanan, dns
William Lux
Samuel Worthington, dns
Calvert County
Benjamin Mackall IV
John Weems
Edward Reynolds
William Lyles
Caroline County
Thomas Goldsborouth
Joshua Clark
Henry Dickinson
Nathanial Potter
Cecil County
Nathanial Ramsay
William Ward
John D. Thompson
John Veazy III
Charles County*
George Dent, dns
Samuel Hanson, dns
William Smallwood, dns
Josias Hawkins
Francis Ware
Joseph Hanson Harrison, dns
Thomas Stone
Daniel Jenifer
Robert Townshend Hooe
John Dent
Samuel Love, dns
Thomas Hanson Mitchell, dns
Philip Richard Fendall, dns
Dorchester County
Robert Goldsborough
Henry Hooper
William Ennalls
James Murray
Joseph Richardson
Matthew Brown
John Ennalls
Thomas Ennalls
John Dickinson
Frederick County*
Charles Beatty
John Hanson, Jr., dns
Upton Sheredine, dns
Baker Johnson
Philip Thomas
Jacob Funk
Samuel Beall, dns
John Chapline, dns
John Stull, dns
James Smith, dns
Henry Griffith
Thomas Sprigg Wooton, dns
Richard Brooke
William Deakins, Jr.
Thomas Cramphin, Jr.
Harford County
Benjamin Rumsey
Francis Holland
Robert Lemmon
Benedict Edward Hall
Kent County
Richard Lloyd
Thomas Smyth
William Ringgold
Joseph Nicholson, Jr.
Joseph Earle
Thomas Bedingfield Hands
Thomas Ringgold
Prince George's County*
Richard Brooke, dns
Josias Beall, dns
Robert Tyler
John Rogers
William Bowie, dns
Walter Bowie
George Lee
Thomas Gantt, Jr.
Joshua Beall
Osborn Sprigg
David Craufurd
Joseph Sim, dns
Thomas Contee
Benjamin Hall, of Francis
Luke Marbury, dns
Stphen West
John Contee
Thomas Sim Lee
Queen Anne's County
James Hollyday
Thomas Wright
Richard Tilghman Earle
Turbett Wright
Solomon Wright
James Tilghman
St. Mary's County*
John Barnes, dns
John DeButts, dns
John Reeder, Jr.
Richard Barnes
Henry Greenfield Sothoron, dns
John Allen Thomas
Jeremiah Jordan, dns
Talbot County
Matthew Tilghman, chair
James Lloyd Chamberlaine
Nicholas Thomas
Edward Lloyd
Francis Baker
Peregrine Tilghman
William Hindman
Somerset County
Peter Waters
Henry Jackson
George Dashiell
Gustavus Scott
Worcester County
(none present)

1. Election results survive for only those counties marked with an asterisk; the lists of delegates for the other counties are based on attendance at the conventions. According to the published proceedings, 100 delegates were present.

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