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MCCREERY, William

1750–1814

Biography

McCREERY, William, a Representative from Maryland; born in the Province of Ulster, Ireland, in 1750; received a limited education; immigrated to the United States in his youth and located in Maryland; engaged in agricultural pursuits; elected as a Republican to the Eighth and to the two succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1803-March 3, 1809); chair, Committee on Commerce (Second Congress); resumed agricultural pursuits; member of the State senate from September 1811 until his death at his country home, "Clover Hill," near Reisterstown, Baltimore County, Md., March 8, 1814; interment in Old Saint Paul's Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Md.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

New-York Historical Society

New York, NY
Papers: November 7, 1807; October 18, 1813. 2 letters. Finding aid in repository.
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