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John Carlyle Herbert

Born: Aug 16, 1775

Death: Sep 1, 1846

Birthplace: Alexandria

Nationality: United States

John Carlyle Herbert

Date of Birth : Aug 16, 1775
Date of Death : Sep 1, 1846
Birth Place : Alexandria

John Carlyle Herbert was an American politician. Born in Alexandria, Virginia, Herbert received private instruction and graduated from St. John's College of Annapolis, Maryland in 1794. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Richmond, Virginia around 1795. He served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1798 and 1799. Herbert resettled in Prince George's County, Maryland in 1805 and served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1808 to 1813 and as speaker of the House in 1812 and 1813. He later served as captain of the Bladensburg Troop of Horse in the War of 1812. In 1814, Herbert was elected as a Federalist to the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1815 to March 3, 1819. During the Fifteenth Congress, Herbert was chairman of the Committee on the District of Columbia. He retired to his estate "Walnut Grange" in Beltsville, Maryland, in 1820 and resumed the practice of law. John Carlyle Herbert died in Buchanan, Virginia, and is interred in Greenmount Cemetery of Baltimore, Maryland. St.

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