Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
The First Federal Congress

Senator Charles Carroll

Charles Carroll

Print (1804) by Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin (1770-1852)

Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Charles Carroll
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Life dates: 19 September 1737-14 November 1832
Place of Residence (1789): "Carrolton", Frederick County, Maryland
Occupation (1789): Merchant; Planter
Place of Birth: Annapolis, Maryland
Age (March 4, 1789): 51
Religion (1789): Roman Catholic
College Education: St. Omer's Academy (French Flanders)
London's Middle Temple [Law]
Marital Status (1789): Widowed
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: None
Prior Political Offices: Second Continental Congress
State Legislature
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: Yes
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Pro
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Strong
Last year of continuous service in Senate: 1792
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