Albert Ritchie (1834-1903)
MSA SC 3520-13146
Delegate, 1867 Constitutional Convention, Baltimore City
8th President of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1886-1887
City Solicitor, 1872-1875
City Counselor, 1890-1892
Associate Judge of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1892-1903
Born September 7, 1834, Frederick, Maryland. Son of Dr. Albert Ritchie.
Attended Dickinson College. Studied law with brother John Ritchie,
Chief Judge of Sixth Circuit Court. Graduated, University of Virginia
Law School, 1856. Admitted to Baltimore City Bar, May 9, 1859. Married,
Elizabeth Caskie Cabell (b. 1851), October 27, 1875; one son, Albert
C. Ritchie (1876-1936), Governor of Maryland, 1920-1935. Died, Narragansett
Pier, Rhode Island, September 15, 1903.
Delegate to Constitutional Convention, Baltimore City, 1867. Baltimore
City Solicitor, 1872-1875. President, Board of Supervisors of Elections,
1880-1881. President, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1886-1887.
Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1888. Baltimore City
Counselor, 1890-1892. Appointed to Supreme Bench of Baltimore City,
1892, to fill vacancy created by the death of Judge William A. Stewart; elected
to full term, 1893. President, Maryland Historical Society.
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