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  Hindman, William
NameWilliam Hindman
Wye Landing, Maryland , United States
Born April 01, 1743
DiedJanuary 19, 1822 (78 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 05, 2015 10:27pm
Infoa Delegate, a Representative, and a Senator from Maryland; born in Dorchester County, Md., April 1, 1743; pursued classical studies; attended the University of Pennsylvania; studied law at the Inns of Court, London, England; returned to the United States, admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Talbot County, Md.; was secretary of the Talbot (Md.) County committee of observation in 1775 and was designated to execute the resolves of the Continental Congress; sat in the State convention of 1775 and was named treasurer for the Eastern Shore 1775-1777; member, State senate 1777-1784, 1792; Member of the Continental Congress 1785 and 1786; member of the governor�s executive council 1789-1792; elected to the Second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Joshua Seney; reelected to the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Congresses and served from January 30, 1793, to March 3, 1799; member, State house of delegates 1799-1800; elected in 1800 as a Federalist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James Lloyd; at expiration of the term was appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the failure of the legislature to elect his successor and served from December 12, 1800, to November 19, 1801; was not a candidate for reelection; engaged in agricultural pursuits on his estate near Wyes Landing; died in Baltimore, Md., January 19, 1822; interment in St. Paul�s Burial Ground.


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  10/03/1803 MD District 7 Lost 0.33% (-99.30%)
  03/04/1801 MD US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/09/1800 MD US Senate - Special Election Won 55.06% (+10.11%)
  10/01/1798 MD District 7 Lost 44.40% (-11.20%)
  10/03/1796 MD District 7 Won 62.59% (+25.19%)
  10/06/1794 MD District 7 Won 63.84% (+37.03%)
  01/10/1793 MD District 2 Won 63.51% (+27.01%)
  10/01/1792 MD District 7 Won 51.65% (+3.31%)
  12/31/1785 MD Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/31/1784 MD Continental Congress Won 100.00% (+100.00%)