MARYLAND MANUAL 91
Chief Judge of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City—
Judge Samuel K. Dennis, Baltimore City.
Associate Judge of Court of Appeals, recommended by the Judges
Judge T. Scott Offutt, Towson.
Associate Judge of Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, recommended by
the Judges thereof:
Judge Albert S. J. Owens, Baltimore.
Circuit Judge of the Western Shore, selected by Governor from those
recommended by the Judges of each of the Western Shore Circuits:
Judge A. A. Doub, Cumherland.
Lawyer in Baltimore City:
Emory H. Niles, Baltimore, Md.
Eastern Shore Lawyer:
W. Mason Shehan, Easton.
Western Shore Lawyer:
Ridgely P. Melvin, Annapolis.
MOTOR VEHICLE UNIFORM LAWS COMMISSION
The Legislature of 1929, by Joint Resolution No. 7, provided that
the Governor should appoint a commission to confer with commissions
already appointed in the State of Virginia and the District of Columbia
for the purpose of recommending to the General Assembly of 1931 uni-
form laws relating to motor vehicle and traffic regulations in Maryland,
Virginia and the District of Columbia.
The Legislature of 1931, by Joint Resolution No. 17, continued this
commission in existence for the purpose of making its recommendations
to the Governor and the General Assembly of 1933, and by Joint Resolu-
tion No. 14 of 1931, there was conferred upon the commission the addi-
tional duty of studying the tax situation as between motor vehicles used
in public transportation and corporations and individuals carrying
passengers and freight by other means. The members are:
H. M. Lucius, Secretary, Automobile Club of Maryland...Baltimore
Colonel A. B. Barber, Transportation Expert, United States
Chamber of Commerce, and President, Montgomery
County Civic Federation Bethesda
State Senator L. G. Sasseer Upper Marlboro
LAND LAWS COMMISSION
The Legislature of 1929, by Chapter 527, authorized the Governor
to appoint a commission of five members, of whom not more than three
should be of the same political party, to investigate the land and inheri-
tance laws of the State, and to recommend to the Governor and the Gen-
eral Assembly of 1931 revisions thereof as they deem advisable. The
Legislature of 1931, by Joint Resolution No. 16, enlarged this commis-
sion by the addition of two members, and directed it to continue its
work and submit its report to the Governor and the General Assembly
of 1933, and by Joint Resolution No. 6 of 1933, the Commission was
directed to continue its work and report to the Legislature of 1935.
The members of the Commission are:
B. IT. Hartogensis, Chairman Baltimore City
Vernon Cook .....Baltimore City
Walter C. Capper Allegany County
C. Alexander Fairbank, Jr. Baltimore City
Ridgoly P. Melvin Anne Arundel County
F. Leonard Wailes Wieomieo County
Frank J. Hoen Baltimore City