- WARFIELD, Henry Ridgely, representative, was born at "Bushy Park," Anne Arundel county, Md., Sept. 14, 1774; son of Dr. Charles Alexander and Eliza (Ridgely) Warfield, and grandson of Maj. Henry Ridgely. Dr. Warfield (1751-1813) was an originator of the Medical school of the University of Maryland, and as a member of the Whig club, set fire to the Peggy Stuart at Annapolis, Md., destroying her cargo of tea. Henry R. Warfield removed to Frederick Town, Md., and was a Federalist representative from Maryland in the 16th, 17th and 18th congresses, 1819-25, deciding the vote of his state in favor of John Quincy Adams as President. He died in Frederick Town, Md., March 18, 1839.
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