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William Preston Lane, Jr.

Born: 12-May-1892
Birthplace: Hagerstown, MD
Died: 7-Feb-1967
Location of death: Hagerstown, MD
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Maryland, 1947-51

Military service: US Army (115th Infantry, WWI, Capt.)

Father: William Preston Lane
Mother: Virginia Cartwright
Wife: Dorothy Byron (m. 1922, two daughters)
Daughter: Dorothy
Daughter: Jean

    Law School: LLB, University of Virginia Law School (1915)

    Governor of Maryland (1947-51)
    Lane and Mish Partner
    Attorney General of Maryland (1930-34)
    Maryland State Official Board of Education, Washington County (1928-30)
    Lane, Bushong, and Byron Partner
    Democratic National Committee from Maryland (1940-50)
    Maryland State Bar Association 1916
    Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
    Silver Star

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