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Governor Henry Lloyd

 
 
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1. Governor Henry Lloyd Marker
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Governor Henry Lloyd was the son of Daniel and Catherine (Kitty) Henry Lloyd. He was born on February 21, 1852. In 1886 he married Mary Elizabeth Stapleforte with whom he had one son Henry Lloyd, Jr.

Henry Lloyd graduated from the Cambridge Academy. He studied law under Daniel M. Henry and Judge Charles P. Goldsborough.

Mr. Lloyd was a teacher and principal in Dorchester County. After being admitted to the bar in 1873 he practiced law in Cambridge. He was an auditor of the court from 1875-1881, served in the Maryland Senate from 1884 becoming the president of the Senate in 1884. The Maryland Legislature elected him to become acting governor to complete the term of Gov. Robert McLane following his resignation in 1885. In 1886 Governor Lloyd became governor until 1888. He served as an associate justice of the First Judicial Circuit from 1892-1908.

Governor Henry Lloyd died on December 30, 1920. Governor Henry Lloyd's monument reads:

"The strife is o'er, the battle done. The victory of life is won. The song of triumph has begun. Requeiscat in Pace."

 
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marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is February 21, 1852.
 
Location. 38° 34.362′ N, 76° 4.624′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker can be reached from High Street just north of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 607 Church St, Cambridge MD 21613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gov. Phillips Lee Goldsborough (within shouting distance of this marker); Gov. Charles Goldsborough (within shouting distance of this marker); Gov. Emerson Columbus Harrington (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Statesman Robert Goldsborough (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriot Col. Robert Harrison (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ P. E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriot Maj. Francis Turpin (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriot Nathan Griffin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Governor Henry Lloyd Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 27, 2022
2. Governor Henry Lloyd Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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