Thorowgood Smith

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Thorowgood Smith
Thorowgood Smith (Baltimore Mayor).jpg
2nd Mayor of Baltimore [[Maryland]]
In office
1804–1808
Preceded by James Calhoun
Succeeded by Edward Johnson
Personal details
Born 1744
Died August 13, 1810
Nationality United States
Political party None

Thorowgood Smith (1744 in Accomac County, Virginia – August 13, 1810) was the second mayor of Baltimore from 1804 to 1808.[1] He was appointed to that position when his predecessor James Calhoun resigned. He served for 4 years. He reformed the police system, and ordered the building the plumbing system by the Baltimore water company. Smith was well respected throughout the region. He died in 1810.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coyle, Wilbur F. "Thorowgood Smith (1744-1810)". Archives of Maryland (Biographical Series). Retrieved 9 June 2016.