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Baltimore City Counselors and Solicitors, 1797--

Source:  Essay by Dan Friedman, former Chief of Litigation, Baltimore City Department of Law entitled Baltimore City Solicitors,  posted November 2003.
(Note:  article is a PDF Document)

Baltimore City Counselors, 1797-1863
1797-1822 currently unknown
1822-1833 John Scott
1834-1839 George Gordon Belt
1840-1841 William Gwynn
1842-1844 William L. Marshall
1844-1846 Hugh Davey Evans
1846-1849 Benjamin C. Presstman
1849-1852 Archer Ropes
1853-1854 Benjamin C. Presstman
1855-1858 Grafton L. Dulany
1859-1860 Archibald Stirling, Jr.
1861 George M. Gill
1862-1863 John Lewis Thomas, Jr.

Baltimore City Counselors, 1864-1897 Baltimore City Solicitors, 1864-1897
1864 John Lewis Thomas, Jr. 1864 currently unknown
1865-1866 William Price 1865-1867 Cornelius Lawrence Ludlow Leary
1867 John Lewis Thomas, Jr.
1868-1869 William H. Norris 1868-1871 Robert D. Morrison
1870-1879 currently unknown 1872-1875 Albert Ritchie
1876-1877 John Van Lear Findlay
1880-1881 James L. McLane 1878-1882 Thomas W. Hall
1882-1883 John Prentiss Poe 1883 I. Parker Veazey
1884-1885 James L. McLane 1884-1889 Bernard Carter
1886-1887 Robert Gilmore
1888-1889 Fetter Schrier Hoblitzel
1890-1892 Albert Ritchie 1890-1892 William A. Hammond
1893-1897 Thomas G. Hayes 1893-1895 William Shepard Bryan, Jr.
1896-1898 Thomas Ireland Elliott

Baltimore City Solicitors, 1898-present
1898-1899 John E. Semmes
1899-1900 Bernard Carter
1900-1903 William Pinkney Whyte
1903 Olin Bryan
1903-1908 William Cabell Bruce
1908-1911 Edgar Allan Poe
1911-1919 Samuel Summers Field
1919-1923 Roland A. Marchant
1923-1926 Phillip B. Perlman
1926-1927 Charles C. Wallace
1927-1931 A. Walter Kraus
1931-1938 R. E. Lee Marshall
1938-1942 Charles G. C. Evans
1942-1943  F. Murray Benson
1943-1947 Simon E. Sobeloff
1947-1958 Thomas N. Biddison
1958-1959 Hugo A. Ricciuti
1959-1961 Harrison Lee Winter
1961-1963 Francis B. Burch
1963-1968 Joseph Allen
1968-1974 George L. Russell, Jr.
1974-1987 Benjamin Brown
1988-1996 Neal Marcellus Janey
1996-2000 Otho M. Thompson
2000-2004 Thurman Wilbert Zollicoffer, Jr.
2004-2007 Ralph S. Tyler
2007- George Nilson

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