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George L. P. Radcliffe

Born: Aug 22, 1877

Death: Jul 29, 1974

Birthplace: Cambridge

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

George L. P. Radcliffe

Date of Birth : Aug 22, 1877
Date of Death : Jul 29, 1974
Birth Place : Cambridge

George Lovic Pierce Radcliffe was a Democratic member of the United States Senate, representing the State of Maryland from 1935-1947. Radcliffe was born on a farm at Lloyds, near Cambridge, Maryland. He attended both public and private schools in his youth and later graduated from Cambridge Seminary in 1893, from Johns Hopkins University in 1897, from the graduate school of Johns Hopkins University in 1900, and from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1903. Following college, Radcliffe took the position of principal of the Cambridge Seminary he had attended as a youth. After a stint as a teacher in the Baltimore City College in 1901 and 1902, Radcliffe was admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced practice in Baltimore, Maryland with an interest in banking and farming. During the First World War, Rafcliffe joined the Liquor License Commission in Baltimore, serving from 1916–1919, and also served as a member of the Maryland State Council of Defense. In 1919, Radcliffe was selected as Secretary of State of Maryland and served until 1920.


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