Charles Carroll of Carrollton

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Charles Carroll
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United States Senator
from Maryland
In office
March 4, 1789 – November 30, 1792
Preceded byOffice Created
Succeeded byRichard Potts
Maryland State Senate
In office
1777 – 1801
Personal details
BornSeptember 19, 1737
Annapolis, Maryland
DiedNovember 14, 1832
Baltimore, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Political partyFederalist
Spouse(s)Mary Darnall
Alma materCollege of St. Omer
College of Louis the Grand
ReligionRoman Catholic
Signature

Charles Carroll of Carrollton (September 19 1737 – November 14 1832) was a delegate to the Continental Congress and later United States Senator for Maryland. He was the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was the longest lived signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Continental Congress, dying at the age of 95.

He was a rich planter. Although he opposed slavery he had slaves.[1]

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