Solomon Hillen, Jr.
Hillen was born on the family estate, "Hillen Road", near Baltimore. He graduated from Georgetown College, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Baltimore. He served as member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1834 to 1838.
Hillen was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841). Afterward he resumed the practice of law and served as mayor of Baltimore from 1842 to 1845. He died in New York City, and is interred in Greenmount Cemetery of Baltimore.
|United States House of Representatives|
Benjamin C. Howard and John Pendleton Kennedy
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 4th congressional district
John Pendleton Kennedy and Alexander Randall
|Mayor of Baltimore
James O. Law
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