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John Ritchie
Birth: Jul. 17, 1831
Death: Aug. 31, 1887

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. Born in Frederick, Maryland, he was admitted to the bar and began legal practice in 1854. During the Civil War, he served as an officer in the Maryland Militia and for distinguished service was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers. After the war, he served as Maryland's State attorney and was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress serving 1871 to 1873. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Betty Harrison Maulsby Ritchie (1839 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Jane Hall Maulsby Ritchie Boyd (1866 - 1945)*
  John Ritchie (1871 - 1934)*
  Eleanor Nelson Ritchie Winebrener (1874 - 1966)*
  Mary Harrison Ritchie Dunott (1883 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Frederick
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Area G Lot 172
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 2001
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