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Commandery, Knights Templar. He is also a member
of Premier Council, of the J. 0. U. A. M., and Commander-
in-Chief of the American Guards, the uniformed rank of
the J. 0. U. A. M., of the United States. He demonstrated
his popularity by polling a vote greater than that received
by the other candidates on the ticket.
CHARLES T. SCUDDER.
Dr. Charles T. Scudder was born in Delaware county,
N. Y., in July, 1872, and was educated in the public
schools of New York and Stanford Academy, and having
passed the State examination, was licensed to teach in
the public schools of New York. After teaching school
for two years he came to Baltimore, and in the autumn
of 1892 began the study of medicine at the College of
Physicians and Surgeons, where he graduated, and since
has been practicing medicine. He is single.
FRANK H. QUAST.
Frank H. Quast, retired merchant tailor, was born
in Baltimore on September 19, 1863, of German parents,
and was educated at the public schools and Zion School.
At the age of 15 years lie entered a cloth house, and after-
ward represented a New York cloth house in Baltimore. In
1885, Mr. Quast was married and moved to Washington,
where he conducted a wholesale and retail woolens and
tailors' trimming establishment, which he disposed of a
few months ago. Since 1894, he has lived in Baltimore.
Mr. Quast has never held political office, but has been an
active worker in the Young Men's Republican Associa-
tion of his ward.
ACHILLA A. BALDWIN.
Aquilla A. Baldwin was born in Laurel, Prince George's
county, in 1869. When he was 10 years old, he came to
Baltimore, and began his education in the public schools.
He graduated with high honors. He began his business
life as a manufacturer of tin cans, but abandoned the
trade to travel through the South. He cast his first vote
for the straight Republican ticket, and has done the same
thing at every election since. In 1896, he was an as-
THOMAS A. ROBINSON.
Thomas A. Robinson, of the Second ward, was born in
Baltimore in 1862, and is the son of William Robinson,
for many years superintendent of rolling mills in Balti-
more and at Cumberland, Md. Mr. Robinson comes of a