McKIM, Isaac, (1775 - 1838)


McKIM, Isaac, (nephew of Alexander McKim), a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., July 21, 1775; attended the public schools; engaged in mercantile pursuits; served in the War of 1812 as aide-de-camp to Gen. Samuel Smith; member of the State senate from December 4, 1821, until January 8, 1823, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Samuel Smith; elected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative-elect Samuel Smith and served from January 4, 1823, to March 3, 1825; a director of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co. from 1827 until 1831; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses and reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress and served from March 4, 1833, until his death in Baltimore, Md., on April 1, 1838; interment in the burying ground of St. Paul’s Church.