William McCreery (Maryland)
Born in the Province of Ulster, Ireland, McCreery received a limited education and immigrated to the United States in his youth, where he located in Maryland. He engaged in agricultural pursuits, and was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Eighth and to the two succeeding Congresses (4 March 1803 – 3 March 1809). In Congress, McCreery served as chair of the Committee on Commerce. After his tenure in Congress, he resumed agricultural pursuits, and also served as a member of the Maryland Senate from September 1811 until his death at his country home, "Clover Hill", near Reisterstown, Baltimore County, Maryland.
- United States Congress. "William McCreery (id: M000387)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 5th congressional district