William Paca

William PacaState: Maryland

Age at Ratifying Convention: 47

Affiliation: Antifederalist

Vote at Ratifying Convention: Nay

Date of Birth: October 31, 1740

Date of Death: October 13, 1799

Schooling: College of Philadelphia, 1759; Inner Temple

Occupation: Politician, Attorney, Judge

Prior Political Experience: Maryland Provincial Assembly, 1771-1774; Continental Congress, 1774-1779; Signer of the Declaration of Independence, 1776; Maryland State Senate, 1777-1779; Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Maryland, 1778-1780; Governor of Maryland, 1782-1785.

Other Political Activities: Judge of the United States District Court of Maryland, 1789-1799.