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  Howard, John Eager
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AffiliationFederalist  
 
NameJohn Eager Howard
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Baltimore, Maryland , United States
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Born June 04, 1752
Died October 12, 1827 (75 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedU Ole Polecat
Aug 14, 2003 04:07pm
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InfoHoward was born June 4, 1752 in Baltimore, Maryland. At the beginning of the Revolution, he joined the Continental Army as an officer. He fought at White Plains and in the Monmouth campaign. In 1779, he transferred to the war's southern theater and the disastrous American defeat at Camden, South Carolina. Later, he led his troops at the battle of Cowpens (for which Congress awarded him a silver medal), Guilford Courthouse, Hobkirk's Hill, Eutaw Springs, and Charleston. After retiring from the army, he served in the last session of the Continental Congress. Following that, he was Maryland's governor for a term and then a state senator. He spent one term in the United States Senate, but declined an appointment as Secretary of War. During the War of 1812, he commanded the defense of Baltimore. An outspoken Federalist, he was their unsuccessful candidate for vice president in 1816. Howard died in Baltimore on October 12, 1827.


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Wife Peggy Oswald Chew Howard 00, 0000-
Son Benjamin Chew Howard 1791-1872

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  12/10/1821 MD Governor Lost 2.33% (-81.40%)
  11/05/1816 US Vice President Lost 10.14% (-74.19%)
  10/03/1814 MD District 5 Lost 22.94% (-15.32%)
  11/11/1811 MD Governor Lost 32.89% (-34.21%)
  11/19/1810 MD Governor Lost 4.84% (-83.87%)
  11/14/1809 MD US Senate Lost 33.33% (-27.59%)
  11/13/1809 MD Governor Lost 1.23% (-69.14%)
  11/14/1808 MD Governor Lost 4.82% (-67.47%)
  11/09/1807 MD Governor Lost 9.86% (-70.42%)
  11/10/1806 MD Governor Lost 4.05% (-75.68%)
  11/17/1802 MD US Senate Lost 39.47% (-21.05%)
  11/20/1800 President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/21/1796 MD US Senate - Special Election Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1790 MD Governor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/16/1789 MD Governor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/10/1788 MD Governor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1787 MD Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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