Charles Carroll of Carrollton
|United States Senator|
March 4, 1789 – November 30, 1792
|Preceded by||Office Created|
|Succeeded by||Richard Potts|
|Maryland State Senate|
|Born||September 19, 1737|
|Died||November 14, 1832|
|Alma mater||College of St. Omer|
College of Louis the Grand
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.
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- Miller, Randall M.; Wakelyn, Jon L. (1999). Catholics in the Old South: Essays on Church and Culture. Mercer University Press. p. 214. ISBN 978-0-86554-676-9.