Archibald Van Horne

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Archibald Van Horne (died 1817) was an American politician.

Van Horne was appointed adjutant of the Fourteenth Regiment of the Maryland Militia on April 18, 1798 and was commissioned captain on May 26, 1802. He was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1801 to 1803 and 1805, and served as speaker in the latter year. He resigned November 11, 1805, and was later elected as a Republican to the Tenth and Eleventh Congresses, serving from March 4, 1807 to March 3, 1811. During the Eleventh Congress, he was chairman of the Committee on the District of Columbia.

Van Horne was again elected to the Maryland House of Delegates and served from 1814 to 1816. He was then elected to the Maryland State Senate in 1816 and served until his death in Prince George's County, Maryland.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Leonard Covington
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Joseph Kent