Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Albert C. Ritchie (1876-1936)
MSA SC 3520-1480

Governor of Maryland, 1920-1935 (Democrat)

Born: August 29, 1876 in Richmond, Virginia1
Father:  Albert Ritchie2
Mother:  Elizabeth Caskie (Cabell) Ritchie3
            Attended private schools
            B.A., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1896
            Graduated, University of Maryland Law School, Baltimore, 18984
Marriage: May 18, 1907 to Elizabeth Catherine Baker (divorced 1916)5
Children:  none recorded6
Religious affiliation: Episcopalian7
Positions held:
            Admitted to the bar, 1898
            Practiced law, Steele, Seemes, Carey & Bond, 1900-1903
            Formed own firm, Janney & Ritchie, 1903-1919
            Assistant City solicitor, Baltimore, 1903-1910
            Professor of Law, University of Maryland Law School, 1907-1920
            Public Service Commission, 1910-1912
            Attorney general, 1915-1919
            Governor of Maryland, 1920-19358
Death: February 24, 1936 in Baltimore9
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore10

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