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Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse 
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Joseph C. France Joseph Chalmers France, Esq. (1862-1938)
Henry A. Roben
Oil on canvas, n.d.
56 ½ H x 46 ½ W in.
Presented, 1940
Donor, Robert & Joseph France (sons)
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1883
Worked in the law office of John P. Poe, fl. 1880s
Formed a partnership, Willis, Homer, France & Smith
General Counsel for the United Railways and Electric Company, 1906-1938
Charter Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 1896-1897
37th President, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1915-1916
21st President, Maryland State Bar Association, 1916-1917
Professor, University of Maryland School of Law, c. 1917

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