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Edgar H. Gans Hon. Edgar Hilary Gans (1856-1914)
Thomas C. Corner (1865-1938)
Oil on canvas, 1915
67 ½ H x 55 ½ W in.
Presented, Unknown
Donor, Gans family
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1877
Worked in the office of John P. Poe, 1877-1879
Practiced with B. Howard Haman, 1889-1914
Professor, University of Maryland School of Law, 1882-1901
Charter Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 1896-1897
Public Service:
Deputy State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1879-1888
Sponsored the admission to the bar of Everett J. Waring, the first African-American attorney admitted to practice in the Maryland courts, 1885. Lectured on criminal law and estates at the University of Maryland School of Law.

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