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Arthur W. Machen Sr. Arthur W. Machen, Sr., Esq. (1827-1915)
Thomas C. Corner (1865-1938)
Oil on canvas, 1908
45 H x 40 W in.
Presented, March 1908
Donor, Directors of the Library Company of the Baltimore Bar
Owner, Baltimore Bar Library
Private Career:
Librarian, Harvard University, 1851-1854
Admitted to the bar, 1853
Partnership with Richard J. Gittings in Towson, 1853-1883
Private practice, 1883-1899
Partnership with Arthur W. Machen, Jr., 1899-1915
Charter Member of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1879
15th President, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1897-1898
President, Library Company of the Baltimore Bar, 1874-1915
Appointed Judge of Superior Court of Baltimore City and U.S. District Attorney, declined both appointments. Named one of the pre-eminent Baltimore lawyers and judges of the 20th century.

Other painting of Arthur W. Machen Sr. in the collection
Historical & Biographical Series at the Maryland State Archives

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