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Thomas Watkins Ligon

Born: May 10, 1810

Death: Jan 12, 1881

Birthplace: Prince Edward County

Nationality: United States

Thomas Watkins Ligon

Date of Birth : May 10, 1810
Date of Death : Jan 12, 1881
Birth Place : Prince Edward County

Thomas Watkins Ligon, a Democrat, was the 30th Governor of Maryland in the United States from 1854 to 1858. He also a member of the United States House of Representatives, serving Maryland's third Congressional district from 1845 until 1849. He was the second Maryland governor born in Virginia and was a minority party governor, who faced bitter opposition from an openly hostile legislature.

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