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Roger Nelson

congressman , army officer

Roger Nelson, American army officer, congressman. member Maryland. House of Delegates, 1795, 1801, 02; member United States House of Representatives from Maryland., 8th-11th congresses, November 6, 1804-May 14, 1810.

Background

Nelson, Roger was born in 1759 in Frederick County, Maryland, United States. Son of Doctor Arthur and Lucy (Waters) Nelson.

Education

Attended College William and Mary.

Career

Commissioned Lieutenant Maryland. Militia, 1780, advanced to brigadier general. Admitted to Maryland. bar, 1785.

Member Maryland. House of Delegates, 1795, 1801, 02. Member United States House of Representatives from Maryland., 8th-11th congresses, November 6, 1804-May 14, 1810. Associate judge 6th Judicial Circuit Maryland, 1810-1815.

Membership

Member Maryland. House of Delegates, 1795, 1801, 02. Member United States House of Representatives from Maryland., 8th-11th congresses, November 6, 1804-May 14, 1810.

Connections

Married Mary Brooke Sim, 1787. Married second, Eliza Harrison, February 2, 1797.

father:
Doctor Arthur Nelson

mother:
Lucy (Waters) Nelson

spouses:
Mary Brooke Sim

Eliza Harrison