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Philip F. Thomas
Philip F. Thomas
For the actor, see Philip Michael Thomas.

Philip Francis Thomas (September 12, 1810October 2, 1890) was an American lawyer and politician. Philip Michael Thomas (b. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... October 2nd is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


Born in Easton, Maryland, he graduated from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania in 1830. He studied law and became a lawyer in Easton. Easton is a town located in Talbot County, Maryland. ... Dickinson College - Old West Cupola with Mermaid Dickinson College is a private liberal arts college in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. ...


He was a delegate to the Maryland's constitutional convention in 1836 and a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1838, 1843, and 1845. A constitutional convention is an informal and uncodified procedural agreement that is followed by the institutions of a state. ... The Maryland House of Delegates is the lower house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland. ...


He was elected as a Democrat to the 26th Congress in 1838 but declined to run again 1840. He returned to his law practice, but returned to politics eight years later when he was elected Governor of Maryland, a position he held through 1851. The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... -1... Bob Ehrlich, the 60th and current Governor of Maryland. ...


From 1851 to 1853 he was Comptroller of Maryland and then collector of the port of Baltimore from 1853 to 1860, and United States Commissioner of Patents for a fragment of that year (February through December). This article is about the city in the US state of Maryland. ...


He was appointed United States Secretary of the Treasury in the Presidential Cabinet of President James Buchanan and served from December 12, 1860 to January 14, 1861. The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the finance minister of the Federal Government of the United States. ... Cabinet meeting on May 16, 2001. ... Seal of the President of the United States The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... For the economist of this name, see James M. Buchanan. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


When Howell Cobb, the 22nd Secretary of the Treasury resigned in 1860, Buchanan appointed Thomas the 23rd Secretary. Thomas reluctantly accepted the position. Immediately upon entering office, Thomas had to market a bond to pay the interest on the public debt. There was little faith in the stability of the country due to the threat of secession by the Southern states, and the war appeared inevitable. Northern bankers refused to invest in Thomas's loan, wary that the money would go to the South. Thomas resigned after only a month in response to his failure to obtain the loan. Howell Cobb (September 7, 1815–October 9, 1868) was an American political figure. ... Dutch East India Company bond, issued in 1623. ... Government debt (public debt, national debt) is money owed by government, at any level (central government, federal government, national government, municipal government, local government, regional government). ... The U.S. Southern states or the South, also known colloquially as Dixie, constitute a distinctive region covering a large portion of the United States, with its own unique heritage, historical perspective, customs, musical styles, and cuisine. ... The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 until 1865 between the United States – forces coming mostly from the 23 northern states of the Union – and the newly-formed Confederate States of America, which consisted of 11 southern states that had declared their secession. ... The Northern states. ...


Two years later he again became a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1863. He presented credentials as a Senator-elect to the United States Senate for the term beginning March 4, 1867, but was not seated. He was then elected as a Democrat to the 44th Congress (1875–1877) and declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1876. Seal of the Senate The Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


He was unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1878; went back to the Maryland House of Delegates twice again, in 1878 and 1883. And then resumed the practice of law in Easton.


He died in Baltimore in 1890 and is buried in Spring Hill Cemetery in Easton. This article is about the city in the US state of Maryland. ...


Notes

  • This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Congressional Bioguide spells Thomas's first name "Phillip", but nearly every other source spells the name "Philip", including the Maryland State Archives and the Department of the Treasury, so it can be assumed that the Bioguide is incorrect.


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:
Thomas G. Pratt
Governor of Maryland
18481851
Succeeded by:
Enoch Louis Lowe
Preceded by:
none
Comptroller of Maryland
18511853
Succeeded by:
Henry E. Bateman
Preceded by:
Howell Cobb
United States Secretary of the Treasury
18601861
Succeeded by:
John Adams Dix
Preceded by:
John A. J. Creswell
Class 3 U.S. Senator from Maryland
18681873
Succeeded by:
George Vickers


Bob Ehrlich, the 60th and current Governor of Maryland. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Events January 23 - The flip of a coin determines whether a new city in Oregon is named after Boston, Massachusetts, or Portland, Maine, with Portland winning. ... Events January 23 - The flip of a coin determines whether a new city in Oregon is named after Boston, Massachusetts, or Portland, Maine, with Portland winning. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Howell Cobb (September 7, 1815–October 9, 1868) was an American political figure. ... The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the finance minister of the Federal Government of the United States. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798–April 21, 1879) was an American politician. ... John Creswell John Angel James Creswell (b. ... Maryland ratified the Constitution on April 28, 1788. ... 1868 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


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