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Encyclopedia > George L. P. Radcliffe
George Lovic Pierce Radcliffe
George Lovic Pierce Radcliffe
Date of birth: August 22, 1877
Place of birth: Cambridge, Maryland
Date of death: July 29, 1974
Place of death: Baltimore, Maryland
Spouse: Mary McKim Marriott
Political party: Democrat
Office(s): Senator (Class 1) from Maryland
(1953–1965)

George Lovic Pierce Radcliffe (b. August 22, 1877, d. July 29, 1974) was a Democratic member of the United States Senate, representing the State of Maryland from 1935-1947. August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Cambridge is a city located in Dorchester County, Maryland. ... July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... Motto: BELIEVE (formerly The City That Reads) Nickname: Charm City Location in Maryland Founded  -Incorporated 30 July 1729 1797  County Independent city Mayor Martin J. OMalley (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 349. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States. ... Maryland ratified the Constitution on April 28, 1788. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admission into... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Radcliffe was born on a farm at Lloyds, near Cambridge, Maryland. He attended both public and private schools in his youth and later graduated from Cambridge Seminary in 1893, from Johns Hopkins University in 1897, from the graduate school of Johns Hopkins University in 1900, and from the law department of the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 1903. Cambridge is a city located in Dorchester County, Maryland. ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Johns Hopkins University is an internationally prestigious private institution of higher learning located in Baltimore, Maryland. ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Johns Hopkins University is an internationally prestigious private institution of higher learning located in Baltimore, Maryland. ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... University of Maryland, Baltimore, located on 56 acres (230,000 m²) in downtown Baltimore, Maryland, is part of the University System of Maryland. ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ...


Following college, Radcliffe took the position of principal of the Cambridge Seminary he had attended as a youth. After a stint as a teacher in the Baltimore City College in 1901 and 1902, Radcliffe was admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced practice in Baltimore, Maryland with an interest in banking and farming. Baltimore City College is the third oldest public high school in America, predated only by the English High School of Boston (1829) and the Central High School of Philadelphia (1838). ... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... Motto: BELIEVE (formerly The City That Reads) Nickname: Charm City Location in Maryland Founded  -Incorporated 30 July 1729 1797  County Independent city Mayor Martin J. OMalley (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 349. ...


During the First World War, Rafcliffe joined the Liquor License Commission in Baltimore, serving from 1916-1919, and also served as a member of the Maryland State Council of Defense. In 1919, Radcliffe was selected as secretary of state of Maryland and served until 1920. In 1933 and again in 1934, Radcliffe was chosen regional adviser of the Public Works Administration for Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, and the District of Columbia. Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ... 1916 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... In several countries, Secretary of State is a senior government position. ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... State nickname: The First State Other U.S. States Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Governor Ruth Ann Minner Official languages None Area 6,452 km² (49th)  - Land 5,068 km²  - Water 1,387 km² (21. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... State nickname: Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Governor Joe Manchin (D) Official languages English Area 62,809 km² (41st)  - Land 62,436 km²  - Water 376 km² (0. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... State nickname: Volunteer State Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis (largest metropolitan area is Nashville) Governor Phil Bredesen (D) Official languages English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2. ... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... ...


In the election of 1934, Radcliffe was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, and was subsequently reelected in the 1940 election. Radcliffe failed to achieve re-nomination for his party in the election of 1946, losing to fellow democrat Herbert R. O'Conor. Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, simultaneous hold in purple, Farmer-Labor hold in orange, Progressive hold in green The U.S. Senate election, 1934 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, Progressive hold in green The U.S. Senate election, 1940 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to his third term... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1946 was an election for the United States Senate in the middle of Democratic President Harry Trumans first term. ... Date of birth: November 17, 1896 Place of birth: Baltimore, Maryland Date of death: March 4, 1960 Place of death: Baltimore, Maryland Political party: Democrat Office(s): Maryland Attorney General (1934) Governor of Maryland (1939-1947) Maryland Class 1 Senator (1947-1953) Herbert Romulus OConor (November 17, 1896 - March...


Radcliffe resumed banking and farming interests following his tenure as senator and was actively involved in civic life. He resided in Baltimore until he died, and is buried at the Cambridge Cemetery in his hometown.


This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...



Preceded by:
Phillips Lee Goldsborough
Class 1 U.S. Senator from Maryland
1935—1947
Succeeded by:
Herbert R. O'Conor


Categories: People stubs | 1865 births | 1946 deaths | Governors of Maryland | United States Senators ... Maryland ratified the Constitution on April 28, 1788. ... Date of birth: November 17, 1896 Place of birth: Baltimore, Maryland Date of death: March 4, 1960 Place of death: Baltimore, Maryland Political party: Democrat Office(s): Maryland Attorney General (1934) Governor of Maryland (1939-1947) Maryland Class 1 Senator (1947-1953) Herbert Romulus OConor (November 17, 1896 - March...


 
 

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