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Joseph Sherbow Hon. Joseph Sherbow (1901-1979)
Dr. Emanuel Glasser
Oil on canvas, 1982
48 H x 48 W in.
Presented, September 30, 1982
Donor, Mrs. Joseph Sherbow
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career
Admitted to the bar, 1922
Private practice partnership with the firms Sherbow, Shea & Tatelbaum, and Sherbow, Sherbow & Sherbow, 1952-1979
Public Service:
Associate Judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1944-1952
Public Service Commission, 1939-1947
Commissioner on Revenue & Tax, 1939
Special prosecutor to investigate the Department of Employment Security, 1955
Member, the 1967-1968 Constitutional Convention of Maryland
Chairman, Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission, 1977-1979
Chairman, State Finance and Taxation Committee, Constitutional Convention, 1967
Appointed to the Commission to Study the Liability of Public Employees, 1977
Appointed to the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City by Governor Herbert R. O'Conor.

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