Frederick STONE, Congress, MD (1820-1899)


STONE, Frederick, (grandson of Michael Jenifer Stone), a Representative from Maryland; born in Charles County, Md., February 7, 1820; was graduated from St. John’s College, Annapolis, Md., in 1839; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1841 and began practice in Port Tobacco, Md.; appointed by the legislature in 1852 as one of the commissioners to revise the rules of pleading and practice in the State courts; member of the State house of delegates in 1864 and 1865; elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses (March 4, 1867-March 3, 1871); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1870 to the Forty-second Congress; associate judge of the court of appeals 1881-1890; died near La Plata, Md., October 17, 1899; interment in Mount Rest Cemetery, La Plata, Md.

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