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LLOYD, Edward, statesman, born in Maryland in 1799; died in Annapolis, Maryland, 2 June. 1834. He was elected to congress from Maryland in place of Joseph H. Nicholson, resigned, and served from 3 December, 1806, till 3 March, 1809. He was governor of Maryland in 1809-'11, and United States senator from that state from 6 December, 1819, till January, 1826, when he resigned. He was state senator and president of the senate in 1826-'31.--His grandson, Henry, governor of Maryland, born in Hambrooke, Dorchester County, Maryland, 21 February, 1852, removed with his patents to Cambridge, Maryland, and was educated there. He then studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1873, but taught till 1880, when he engaged in practice. He held several local offices, was elected to the Maryland senate in 1881, and in 1885 became president of that body. On the appointment of Governor Robert M. McLane to the French mission, in March of that year, Mr. Lloyd became ex-officio governor of the state, and in January, 1886, he was chosen by the legislature to fill the unexpired term, ending in 1888.
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