Age at Ratifying Convention: 47
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.