Thorowgood Smith

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Thorowgood Smith
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2nd Mayor of Baltimore [[Maryland]]
In office
1804–1808
Preceded by James Calhoun
Succeeded by Edward Johnson
Personal details
Born1744
DiedAugust 13, 1810
NationalityUnited States
Political partyNone

Thorowgood Smith (1744 in Accomac County, Virginia – August 13, 1810) was the second mayor of Baltimore from 1804 to 1808. [1] He was appointed to that position when his predecessor James Calhoun resigned. He served for 4 years. He reformed the police system, and ordered the building the plumbing system by the Baltimore water company. Smith was well respected throughout the region. He died in 1810.

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References

  1. Coyle, Wilbur F. "Thorowgood Smith (1744-1810)". Archives of Maryland (Biographical Series). Retrieved 9 June 2016.