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Charles Carroll

Congressman , senator

Charles Carroll, American Continental congressman, senator. member Maryland. Revolutionary Convention, 1775, 76; member Maryland. Committee of Correspondence, Committee of Safety; member Maryland. Senate, 1778-1788, 91-1801; member United States Senate (Federalist) from Maryland., 1789-1792; member 1st board directors B. & O. R.R.: known as Charles Carroll of Carrollton.

Background

Carroll, Charles was born on September 19, 1737 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Son of Charles and Elizabeth (Brooke) Carroll.

Education

Educated College de St. Omer (French Flanders), College de Louis le Grand, Paris, France, 1757.

Career

Member Annapolis Committee of Correspondence, 1774-1775. Member Maryland. Revolutionary Convention, 1775, 76. Member Maryland. Committee of Correspondence, Committee of Safety.

Representative from Maryland. to Continental Congress, 1776-1778, member board war. Signer Declaration of Independence, August 2, 1776 (last surviving signer). Member Maryland. Senate, 1778-1788, 91-1801.

Member United States Senate (Federalist) from Maryland., 1789-1792. Member 1st board directors B. & O. R.R.: known as Charles Carroll of Carrollton.

Membership

Member Maryland. Revolutionary Convention, 1775, 76. Member Maryland. Committee of Correspondence, Committee of Safety. Member Maryland. Senate, 1778-1788, 91-1801.

Member United States Senate (Federalist) from Maryland., 1789-1792. Member 1st board directors B. & O. R.R.: known as Charles Carroll of Carrollton.

Connections

Married Mary Darnall, June 5, 1768, 2 children.

father:
Charles Carroll

mother:
Elizabeth (Brooke) Carroll

spouse:
Mary Darnall