SPRIGG, Richard, Jr., (ca. 1769 - 1806)


SPRIGG, Richard, Jr., (nephew of Thomas Sprigg), a Representative from Maryland; born in Prince George’s County, Md., in 1769c; member of the State house of delegates in 1792 and 1793; elected as a Republican to the Fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Gabriel Duval; reelected to the Fifth Congress and served from May 5, 1796, to March 3, 1799; elected to the Seventh Congress and served from March 4, 1801, until his resignation February 11, 1802; appointed associate judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals on January 27, 1806; died in Charleston, S.C., in 1806.