Elias BROWN, Congress, MD (1793-1857)


BROWN, Elias, a Representative from Maryland; born near Baltimore, Md., on May 9, 1793; attended the common schools; presidential elector on the ticket of Monroe and Tompkins in 1820 and on the ticket of Adams and Rush in 1828; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831); member of the State house of representatives in 1834 and 1835; member of the State senate 1836-1838; presidential elector on the ticket of Harrison and Tyler in 1836; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1836; died near Baltimore, Md., July 7, 1857; interment in a private cemetery near Eldersburg, Carroll County, Md.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present