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Alexander RANDALL

(1803-1881)

RANDALL, Alexander, a Representative from Maryland; born in Annapolis, Md., on January 3, 1803; educated under private tutors; was graduated from St. John’s College, Annapolis, in 1822; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Annapolis, Md., in 1824; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1842; resumed the practice of law and also engaged in banking at Annapolis; auditor of the high court of chancery of Maryland 1844-1848; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1850; attorney general of Maryland from 1864 to 1868; died in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., November 21, 1881; interment in St. Anne’s Cemetery.

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

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