Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Plater, Thomas

Plater, Thomas (son of George Plater), a Representative from Maryland; born in Annapolis, Md., May 9, 1769; attended William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; served as lieutenant colonel in the State militia in 1794 for duty during the Whisky Insurrection; held several local offices; elected to the Seventh and Eighth Congresses (March 4, 1801-March 3, 1805); resumed the practice of law and resided at "Greenwood," on heights overlooking Georgetown, Md. (now District of Columbia); moved to Poolesville, Montgomery County, Md., where he died May 1, 1830.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Plater, Thomas," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1686 Original Sources, accessed September 25, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L273XG73VED6YS5.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Plater, Thomas." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1686, Original Sources. 25 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L273XG73VED6YS5.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Plater, Thomas' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1686. Original Sources, retrieved 25 September 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L273XG73VED6YS5.