Harry M. Clabaugh (1856-1914)
MSA SC 3520-1510
Born in Cumberland, Allegany
County, July 16, 1856. Son of G. W. Clabaugh and wife, Ellen.
Attended Pennyslvania College at Gettysburg, 1877; Univsersity of
Maryland School of Law, 1878.
Married Catherine Swope; two daughters. Died in Washington, D.C.,
March 6, 1914. Buried in Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
partner of George R. Gaither, Jr. Practiced law in both Baltimore City
and Carroll County. Attorney
General, 1895-99. Resigned to accept appointment as an associate judge
of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia by President William
McKinley. He was appointed Chief Justice of the court in 1903 by
President Theodore Roosevelt. Served as a faculty member and later dean
of the law school at Georgetown University. Active in Republican
politics, he was twice elected chairman of the Republican State Central
Committee of Maryland.
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