William Paca

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Birthday
31, 1740
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Oct 23, 1799 (58)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1740
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Oct 23, 1799 (58)

About

Early American politician who was the third Governor of Maryland from 1782 to 1785. He was also a Maryland State Senator and longtime Judge of the U.S. Court for Maryland.

Before Fame

He started practicing law in 1761 and would be admitted to the bar three years later.

Trivia

Three elementary schools are named after him in Maryland.

Family Life

He married Mary Chew on May 26, 1763; the couple had three children.

Associated With

He was the third Governor of Maryland, while Thomas Johnson held the honor of being the first.