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W. Stuart Symington Jr. (1871-1926)
MSA SC 3520-14418
Judge, Baltimore City Supreme Bench, 1924-1926


Born Baltimore, Maryland, February 6, 1871. Received B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, 1891, Ph.D. in Romance Language, 1894. Married, 1897. Studied law in New York and at University of Maryland Law School. Admitted to the bar, 1906. Died, February 19, 1926.

Began professional life in academia, professor of Romance Language at Stanford university, 1894-1895. Head of Department of Romance Language, Amherst College, 1895-1903. Turned to law at age 34. During and after World War I, actively involved in management of his brother's business, Symington Corporation. Appointed by Governor Albert C. Ritchie to Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1924. Died while serving on bench. Noted by his colleagues for having mastered academics, business, and law.

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