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James Barroll Ricaud

Born: Feb 11, 1808

Death: Jan 24, 1866

Birthplace: Baltimore

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

James Barroll Ricaud

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1808
Date of Death : Jan 24, 1866
Birth Place : Baltimore

James Barroll Ricaud was an American politician. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Ricaud attended the common schools and graduated from Washington College of Chestertown, Maryland, in 1828. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1829, and commenced practice in Chestertown. He served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1834, served in the Maryland State Senate from 1836 to 1844, and served as presidential elector on the Whig tickets in 1840 and 1844. Ricaud was elected as the candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth and Thirty-fifth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1855, to March 3, 1859. He later resumed the practice of his profession and was appointed associate judge of the second Maryland judicial district in 1864 by Governor Augustus Bradford and served during the May term. He died in Chestertown and is interred in St. Paul’s Church Cemetery.


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