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William Matthew Merrick

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William Matthew Merrick (September 1, 1818–February 4, 1889) was a United States Circuit Court judge for the District of Columbia and congressman from the fifth district of the state of Maryland.

Background

Merrick, William Matthew was born on September 1, 1818 in near Faulkner, Maryland, United States. Son of William Duhurst Merrick.

Education

Graduate Georgetown University, Washington, D. Studied law U. Va.

Membership

Member Maryland. House of Delegates, 1870. Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Maryland., 42d Congress, 1871-1873.

Connections

father:
William Duhurst Merrick

mother:
Catherine Thomas Merrick

Wife:
Mary Wickliffe Merrick