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Governors 1715 to 1776
by John T. Marck



 

 
 
 

Government under Restored Proprietary Government,

1715-1776



1715-1720 - John Hart

Continued to serve as governor after control of the province was returned to Charles, 5th Lord Baltimore.

1720 - Thomas Brooke

Became president by virtue of his seniority when Hart returned to England.

1721-1727 - Charles Calvert

1727-1731 - Benedict Leonard Calvert

1731-1732 - Samuel Ogle

1732-1733 - Charles Calvert, Lord Proprietary

1733-1742 - Samuel Ogle

1742-1747 - Thomas Bladen

1747-1752 - Samuel Ogle

1752-1753 - Benjamin Tasker

Became president of the council on death of Governor Ogle.

1753-1769 - Horatio Sharpe

1769-1776 - Robert Eden

During Eden's absence, Richard Lee governed the province. Lee also governed the province briefly in 1776 after Eden's departure and before the assumption of the government by the convention.

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