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Thomas P. Scott Hon. Thomas Parkin Scott (1804-1873)
Willem Wirtz (1888-1935)
Oil on canvas, 1930
37 H x 32 W in.
Presented, December 19, 1930
Donor, E. Parkin Keech, Jr. (great-newphew)
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, c. 1825
Public Service:
Member, Maryland House of Delegates, Baltimore City, 1861 Special Session
Judge, Baltimore City Court, 1867
1st Chief Judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1868-1873
Auditor, Chancery Court, Baltimore City, for thirty-three years
Elected 1st Chief Judge of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City and qualified before George Robinson, clerk of the Superior Court. Imprisoned at Fort McHenry, Fort Lafayette and Fort Warren during the Civil War as a southern sympathizer.
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