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William Fisher
Hon. William A. Fisher (1837-1901) 
Clinton Dewitt Peters (1865-1948)
Oil on Canvas, n.d.
48 ½ H x 42 W in.
Presented, n.d.
Donor, unknown
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1858
Partnership with Colonel Charles Marshall, 1867-1882
Counsel, Western Maryland Railroad &Union Railroad Company
1st Second Vice President, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1879
3rd President, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1881-1882
Founding partner, Fisher Bruce & Fisher, 1887
Public Service: Maryland State Senator, Baltimore City, 1880
Chairman, Judiciary Committee, 1880
Associate Judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1882-1886
Appointed to the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City by Governor William T. Hamilton. Helped to form the American Bar Association, August 21, 1878

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