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jurist

William Kilty, British jurist.

Background

Kilty, William was born in 1757 in London, England. Son of John and Ellen (Ahearn) Kilty.

Education

Educated College St. Omer, France.

Career

Came to the United States, circa 1774. Surgeons mate 4th Maryland. Regiment, April 1778, surgeon, 1780.

Compiler (authorized by act of legislature) Laws of Maryland, 1799-1800. Chief justice Circuit Court of District of Columbia, 1801-1806. Chancellor Maryland., 1806-1821.

A founder Society of Cincinnati.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Middleton.

father:
John Kilty

mother:
Ellen (Ahearn) Kilty

spouse:
Elizabeth Middleton.