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U.S. Marshals Service

History of District of Maryland

The United States Marshal Office in Baltimore was established on  September 30, 1789 under the appointment of U.S. Marshal Nathaniel Ramsay.  The district consist of Allegany, Ann Arundel, Baltimore, Caroline, Carroll, Calvert, Cecil , Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, St. Mary's , Somerset, Talbot, Queen Anne, Washington, Wicomico, Worcester  with one Field office located in Prince George County.  The following is a listing of former United States Marshals for the District of Maryland.

District Marshals Status Date
Nathaniel Ramsey Appointed 1789 - 1794
Jacob Graybell Appointed 1794 - 1800
David Hopkins

Appointed

1800 - 1801
Reuben Etting

Appointed

1801 - 1804
Thomas Rutter

Appointed

1804 - 1817
Paul Bentalou

Appointed

1817 - 1826
Thomas Finley

Appointed

1826 - 1835
Nicholas Snyder

Appointed

1835 - 1841
Thomas B. Pottinger

Appointed

1841 - 1844
Moreau Forrest

Appointed

1844 - 1850
Thomas H. Kent

Appointed

1850 - 1853
John W. Watkins

Appointed

1853 - 1861
Washington Bonifant

Appointed

1861- 1869
Edward Y. Goldsborough

Appointed

1869 - 1877
John M. McClintock

Appointed

1877 - 1886
George H. Cairnes

Appointed

1886 - 1890
William F. Alrey

Appointed

1890 - 1894
Charles H. Evans

Appointed

1894 - 1898
William F. Alrey

Appointed

1898 - 1902
John F. Langhammer

Appointed

1902 - 1910
George W. Padgett

Appointed

1910 - 1915
William W. Stockham

Appointed

1915 - 1923
George W. Coiller

Appointed

1923 - 1933
August Klecka

Appointed

1933 - 1946
Leo J. Stallo

Appointed

1946 - 1947
Richard C. O' Connell

Appointed

1947 - 1955
Gerald Francis Bracken

Appointed

1955 - 1962
Frank Udoff

Appointed

1962 - 1970
Clarence A. Butler

Appointed

1970 - 1973
John W. Spurrier

Appointed

1973 - 1990
Scott Sewell

Appointed

1990 - 1995
George K. McKinney

Appointed

1995 - 2002
Johnny L. Hughes

Appointed

2002 - Present
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