Levin Winder

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Levin Winder portrait by Florence Mackubin

Levin Winder (September 4, 1757 – July 1, 1819) in Baltimore, Maryland. During the Revolutionary War, he was appointed major of the 4th Maryland Regiment, finally attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel at war's end. After the war, he served with the Maryland militia at the rank of brigadier general.

Winder served as the 14th Governor of the state of Maryland in the United States from 1812 to 1816. He also served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1789 to 1793.

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  • Frank F. White, Jr., The Governors of Maryland 1777-1970 (Annapolis: The Hall of Records Commission, 1970), 65-68.

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Political offices
Preceded by
George Dent
Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates
1791–1793
Succeeded by
John Parnham
Preceded by
Tobias E. Stansbury
Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates
1808–1809
Succeeded by
Tobias E. Stansbury
Preceded by
Robert Bowie
Governor of Maryland
1812–1816
Succeeded by
Charles Carnan Ridgely