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  • ID: I115658
  • Name: Philip Barton KEY
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 APR 1757 in Charleston, Cecil Co., MD
  • Event: Elected BET 1797 AND 1798 Mayor of Annapolis, MD
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1807 AND 3 MAR 1813 Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland
  • Death: 28 JUL 1815 in Georgetown, D.C.
  • Event: Pic Philip Barton Key
  • Occupation: Lawyer, Judge
  • Burial: Oakhill Cem., Washington, D.C.
  • Title: Capt.
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    "KEY, Philip Barton, (cousin of Philip Key), a Representative from Maryland; born near Charlestown, Cecil County, Md., April 12, 1757; pursued an academic course; served in the British Army during the Revolutionary War; taken prisoner in Florida and went to England; released on parole; returned to Maryland in 1785; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1787 and practiced law in Leonardtown, Md.; moved to Annapolis in 1790; member of the State house of delegates 1794-1799; nominated to the Fourth United States Circuit Court on February 25, 1801; in the fall of 1806 moved to Montgomery County and became interested in agricultural pursuits; elected as a Federalist to the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Congresses (March 4, 1807-March 3, 1813); chairman, Committee on District of Columbia (Tenth Congress); died in Georgetown, D.C., July 28, 1815; interment on his estate ?Woodley,? in Georgetown, D.C.; reinterment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C."
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Francis KEY b: 1731 in London, Middlesex, England
    Mother: Anne Arnold ROSS b: 1727

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
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