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William Craik

William Craik, American congressman. member United States Ho.

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  • Craik, William was born on October 31, 1761 in near Port Tobacco, Maryland, United States.

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    • Delameve School in Frederick County

      studied law

    Career

    • was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Port Tobacco and Leonardtown; moved to Baltimore; was appointed chief justice of the fifth judicial district of Maryland January 13, 1793, and served until his resignation in 1796; elected as a Federalist to the Fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jeremiah Crabb; reelected to the Fifth and Sixth Congresses and served from December 5, 1796, to March 3, 1801; again appointed chief justice of the fifth judicial district of Maryland and served from October 20, 1801, to January 28, 1802

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    Member United States Ho.
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    Born October 31, 1761
    Died 1814
    (aged 52)
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    a Representative from Maryland;

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