John A. J. Creswell

John A. J. Creswell (HMHO)

Location: Port Deposit, MD 21904 Cecil County
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N 39° 36.301', W 76° 6.925'

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Born at this house at Creswell's Ferry, now Port Deposit, in 1828, John Creswell graduated from Dickinson College and became a lawyer. He was elected to the General Assembly in 1861, became Adjutant General in 1862, was elected to Congress that same year and to the United States Senate in 1864.He served as President Grant's Postmaster General from 1869 to 1874, in charge of Republican Party patronage, he returned to Elkton where he was the acknowledged head of the State's Republican Party until his death in 1891.
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society and Maryland Historical Trust
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 3:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 404240 N 4384513
Decimal Degrees39.60501667, -76.11541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.301', W 76° 6.925'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 18.06" N, 76° 6' 55.50" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-10 N Main St, Port Deposit MD 21904, US
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