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  Radcliffe, George L. P.
NameGeorge L. P. Radcliffe
Cambridge, Maryland , United States
Born August 22, 1877
DiedJuly 29, 1974 (96 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
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Aug 21, 2015 04:17pm
Infoattended both public and private schools; graduated from Cambridge (Md.) Seminary in 1893, from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., in 1897, from the graduate school of Johns Hopkins in 1900, and from the law department of the University of Maryland in Baltimore in 1903; principal of the Cambridge (Md.) Seminary in 1900 and 1901; teacher in the Baltimore City College in 1901 and 1902; was admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced practice in Baltimore; also interested in banking and farming; member of the Liquor License Commission, Baltimore, 1916-1919; member of the Maryland State Council of Defense during the First World War; secretary of state of Maryland in 1919 and 1920; regional adviser of the Public Works Administration for Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, and the District of Columbia in 1933 and 1934; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1934; reelected in 1940 and served from January 3, 1935, to January 3, 1947; was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1946; resumed banking and farming interests; actively involved in civic life; resided in Baltimore, Md.


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