Charles Carroll of Carrollton (September 19, 1737 – November 14, 1832) was a delegate to the Continental Congress and later United States Senator for Maryland. He was the only Catholic and the longest-lived signatory of the Declaration of Independence, dying at the age of 95.
John Henry (November 1750 – December 16, 1798) was the eighth Governor of Maryland and member of the United States Senate. He was born near Vienna in Dorchester County, Maryland. He was a member of the Episcopal Church and the United States Democratic-Republican Party. He attended West Nottingham Academy in Cecil County, Maryland and graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1769; he then studied law at the Middle Temple in London.
Barbara Ann Mikulski (born July 20, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected to the Senate in 1986, she is the first woman elected to the Senate from Maryland. She currently ranks 17th in seniority in the Senate, and is the most senior female Senator. She received 1,504,691 votes in her 2004 reelection campaign, the largest number of votes to date for a Senate candidate in Maryland.
Paul Spyros Sarbanes (born February 3, 1933), a Democrat, is a former United States Senator who represented the state of Maryland. Sarbanes was the longest-serving senator in Maryland history, having served from 1977 until 2007. He did not seek re-election in 2006, when he was succeeded by fellow Democrat Ben Cardin. Sarbanes was known for his low-key style, often shunning the limelight over his 30-year Senate career.
This is a List of United States Senators from Maryland. Maryland ratified the Constitution on April 28, 1788, becoming the seventh state to do so. To provide for continuity of government, the framers divided Senators into staggered classes that serve six-year terms, and Maryland's Senators are in the first and third classes.
Robert Wright (November 20, 1752–September 7, 1826) was an American politician. Wright was born at Narborough, near Chestertown, Maryland, attended the common schools, and Washington College of Chestertown. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1773, and commenced practice in Chestertown. He served in the Maryland militia during the American Revolutionary War as private, lieutenant, and later as captain.
Edward Lloyd V (July 22, 1779 – June 2, 1834) served as the 13th Governor of Maryland from 1809 to 1811, and as a United States Senator from Maryland between 1819 and 1826. He also served as a U.S. Congressman from the seventh district of Maryland from 1807 to 1809. Born in 1779 at "Wye House", Talbot County, Maryland, he was a member of a prominent Eastern Shore family, "the Lloyds of Wye," which had lived in Talbot County since the mid-1600s. He received early education from private tutors.
These are tables of congressional delegations from Maryland to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. The alternating grey and white boxes indicate the duration of the actual six-year Senate terms.
Herbert Romulus O'Conor (November 17, 1896 – March 4, 1960), a Democrat, was the 51st Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1939 to 1947. He also served in the United States Senate, representing Maryland from 1947 to 1953. O'Conor was born in Baltimore, Maryland to James P. A. O'Conor and Mary A. (Galvin) O'Conor. He received his B.A. degree from Loyola College and graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1920.
Phillips Lee Goldsborough I (August 6, 1865 - October 22, 1946), a member of the United States Republican Party, was a United States Senator representing State of Maryland from 1929 to 1935. He was also the 47th Governor of Maryland from 1912 to 1916 and Comptroller of the Maryland Treasury from 1898-1900.
John Walter Smith (February 5, 1845 – April 19, 1925), a member of the United States Democratic Party, served the State of Maryland in the United States in several different positions. From 1899-1900, he was a Congressman representing the 1 district of Maryland; from 1900-1904, he was the 44th Governor of Maryland; and from 1908-1921, he was the junior United States Senator of Maryland. Smith was born at Snow Hill, Maryland, and attended private schools and Union Academy.
William Thomas Hamilton (September 8, 1820–October 26, 1888), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 38th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1880 to 1884. He also served in the United States Senate, representing the State of Maryland, from 1868-1874, and in the House of Representatives, representing the second district (1849–1853) and fourth district (1853–1855) of Maryland.
James Black Groome (April 4, 1838– October 5, 1893), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 36th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1874 to 1876. He was also a member of the United State Senate, representing Maryland, from 1879-1885.
William Pinkney Whyte (August 8, 1824 – March 17, 1908), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was a politician who served the State of Maryland as a State Delegate, the State Comptroller, a United States Senator, the 35th Governor, the Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and the State Attorney General.
William Hindman (April 1, 1743 – January 19, 1822) was an American lawyer and statesman from Talbot County, Maryland. He represented Maryland in the Continental Congress, and in the federal Congress as both a Representative from the second and seventh districts, and as a U.S. Senator. William was born in Dorchester County, Maryland, the second son of Jacob Hindman (1713-1766) and Mary Trippe Hindman (died 1782).
Samuel Smith (July 27, 1752 – April 22, 1839) was a United States Senator and Representative from Maryland, a mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and a general in the Maryland militia. He was the brother of cabinet secretary Robert Smith.
Millard Evelyn Tydings (April 6, 1890–February 9, 1961) was an attorney, author, soldier, state legislator, and served as a Democratic Representative and Senator in the United States Congress from Maryland.
Arthur Pue Gorman (March 11, 1839 – June 4, 1906) was a United States Senator from Maryland, serving from 1881–1899 and from 1903–1906. He also served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1869–1875. He was a prominent Bourbon Democrat and later served as a member of the Mills Commission which investigated the origins of baseball. Gorman was born in Woodstock, Maryland, moved to Laurel, Maryland about 1845, and attended the local public schools.
Thomas George Pratt (February 18, 1804 – November 9, 1869) was a lawyer and politician from Annapolis, Maryland. He was the 27th Governor of Maryland from 1845 to 1848 and a U.S. Senator from 1850 to 1857.
Charles McCurdy "Mac" Mathias, Jr. (July 24, 1922 – January 25, 2010) was a Republican former member of the United States Senate, representing Maryland from 1969 to 1987. He was also a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1959 to 1960, and of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 6th congressional district of Maryland from 1961 to 1969.