John Dennis (1771–1806)
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John Dennis (December 17, 1771 – August 17, 1806) was a Representative from Maryland.
Dennis was born at Beverly, Worcester County, Maryland, December 17, 1771; completed preparatory studies in Washington Academy; attended Yale College; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1793 and commenced practice in Somerset County, Maryland; served two terms in the Maryland House of Delegates; elected as a Federalist to the Fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1797 – March 3, 1805); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1798 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against William Blount, a Senator from Tennessee.
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William V. Murray
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from Maryland's 8th congressional district
March 4, 1797 – March 3, 1805