Thomas George Pratt, born in Georgetown, Md. (now part of Washington, D.C.), Feb. 18, 1804 attended Georgetown University & College of New Jersey (now called Princeton University), where he studied law. He was a member of the State Senate, 1838-1843, elected Governor of Maryland in 1844, and served from Jan. 6, 1845 to Jan. 3, 1848. He moved to Annapolis, Md. in 1848 and resumed practice of law. Elected as a Whig to the U.S. Senate in 1849 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Reverdy Johnson. He served until 1857, and moved to Baltimore, Md., in 1864 and again resumed the practice of his profession. He died in Baltimore, Md., Nov. 9, 1869; interment in St. Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis, Md.
From the description of Thomas George Pratt broadside, 1846 / Thomas George Pratt. (University of North Carolina, Wilmington). WorldCat record id: 38557743