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us: Swann, Thomas, 1805-1883


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    • us: Swann, Mr. (Thomas), 1805-1883
    • us: Swann, Thos. (Thomas), 1805-1883
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1805
    • Death Date

        1883
  • Related Terms

    • us: Maryland. Governor (1866-1869 : Swann)
  • Sources

    • found: His Address of Thomas Swann, Esq., president of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road Company, 1850.
    • found: MdU/G-K files (hdg.: Swann, Thomas, 1805-1883; usage: Thomas Swann)
    • found: Message of Governor Swann, to the General Assembly of Maryland ... 1868
    • found: DAB (Swann, Thomas; b. ca. 1806, Alexandria, Va.; d. 7/24/1883, Morven Park, near Leesburg, Va.; railroad executive; mayor of Baltimore; elected governor of Maryland in 1864, assumed office in 1866, and served 3 years; representative to U.S. Congress 1869-1879)
    • found: Buchholz, H.E. Governors of Maryland, 1908: p. 184, etc. (Thomas Swann; b. 1805 or 1806; elected governor under constitution of 1864; took oath of office 1/11/1865; became governor de facto 1/10/1866; served until January 1869)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed Feb. 23, 2009 (Swann, Thomas, a Representative from Md.; born in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 3, 1809; d. July 24, 1883; dir. and pres., Baltimore & Ohio RR, 1847-1853; pres., Northwestern Virginia RR; mayor of Baltimore, 1856-1860; elected Governor of Md., 1865-1869; elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate in 1866, but did not serve, preferring to continue as Governor; elected as a Democrat to Congress (Mar. 4, 1869-Mar. 3, 1879))
    • found: Affairs of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1873: p. xxvi (Thos. Swann) p. 1, etc. (Thomas Swann, of Md.; Mr. Swann)
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