SENEY, Joshua, (1756 - 1798)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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SENEY, Joshua, a Delegate and a Representative from Maryland; born near Church Hill, Queen Anne’s County, Md., March 4, 1756; attended the common schools; graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., 1773; lawyer, private practice; high sheriff of Queen Anne’s County, Md., 1779; member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 1785-1787; Member of the Continental Congress in 1788; farmer; elected as an Anti-Administration candidate to the First and Second Congress (March 4, 1789-December 6, 1792); chief justice of the third judicial district of Maryland, 1792-1796; died on October 20, 1798, near Church Hill, Queen Anne’s County, Md.; interment in a private cemetery on the Everett farm, between Church Hill and Sudlersville, Md.