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Edward LLOYD

(1779-1834)
Senate Years of Service:
1819-1826
Party:
Democratic Republican; Crawford Republican; Jacksonian

LLOYD, Edward, (son of Edward Lloyd [1744-1796]), a Representative and a Senator from Maryland; born at “Wye House,” Talbot County, Md., July 22, 1779; educated by private tutors; member, State house of delegates 1800-1805; elected to the Ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Joseph H. Nicholson; reelected to the Tenth Congress and served from December 3, 1806, to March 3, 1809; Governor of Maryland 1809-1811; commissioned lieutenant colonel of the Ninth Regiment of Maryland Militia; member, State senate 1811-1815; elected as a Democratic Republican (later Crawford Republican, then Jacksonian) to the United States Senate in 1819; reelected in 1825 and served from March 4, 1819, until his resignation on January 14, 1826; chairman, Committee on the District of Columbia (Eighteenth and Nineteenth Congresses); member and president, State senate 1826-1831; died in Annapolis, Md., June 2, 1834; interment in the family burying ground at “Wye House” plantation, near Easton, Md.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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