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THE FIRST COLORED Professional, Clerical and Business DIRECTORY OF BALTIMORE CITY 24th Annual Edition, 1936-1937
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Governor of Maryland

Harry W. Nice is the fifty-sixth
Governor of Maryland, and but the
third Republican to be elected in that
State since the birth of the Republi-
can Party.

He was born in the City of Wash-
ington, District of Columbia, on De-
cember 5th, 1877, and is the son of the
late Reverend Henry Nice, a Meth-
odist Minister, and Drucilla Arnold
Nice. His father, whose ancestors
came to America with William Penn,
and settled in the State of Pennsyl-
vania, began his ministerial life at
Snow Hill, Maryland, in the year
1857. His mother, Drucilla Arnold
Nice, was the daughter of William A.
Arnold, of Virginia.

Educated in Public Schools of Balti-
more City, Baltimore City College,
Dickinson College (Carlisle, Pennsyl-
vania), University of Maryland.

Has received honorary degrees of
Doctor of Laws—University of Mary-
land, St. John's College (Maryland),
Washington College (Maryland),
Dickinson College (Pennsylvania).

Married June 8, 1905, to Edna Viola
Amos, of Baltimore City. Two sons,
one deceased and one living, Harry
W. Nice, Jr. Offices Held: Member of

the Baltimore City Council, Secretary
of the Mayor of Baltimore, Supervisor
of Elections, Judge of the Appeal Tax
Court, Assistant Prosecuting Attor-
ney for the City of Baltimore, Pro-
secuting Attorney for the City of Bal-
timore, Governor of Maryland.


Mayor of Baltimore

Born August 4, 1877, near Stem-
mers Run, Maryland.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew C.

In 1885 his parents moved to Havre
de Grace, Maryland, where he was

He came to Baltimore as an em-
ployee of the well-known Baltimore
optical concern, F. W. McAllister &
Company, where he remained for
many years. He won the place of
secretary of the McAllister Company
through his outstanding business

Mr. Jackson married Miss Ella M.
Gallowav, of Havre de Grace, on Sep-
tember 14, 1898.

In 1907 he was elected to the City
Council of Baltimore and in 1909 he
was elected Register of Wills of the
City of Baltimore, succeeding himself
to that office in 1915 and again in
1921, always with increased majori-
ties that proved his extreme personal
popularity as well as paying tribute
to his efficiency in public office.


In 1910 Mr. Jackson had become a
partner in the insurance agency con-
ducted by Harry L. Riall, and this



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