Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Ogle Marbury (1882-1973)
MSA SC 3520-1516


Born near Guilford, Howard County, August 23, 1882.  Son of Rev. Ogle Marbury and Eleanora Brevitt MacKenzie Marbury.  Studied under private tutors; attended Baltimore City College; Deichmann Gymnasium School; The Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1902; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1904.  Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1904.  Married Eliza Gardner Cronmiller (d. 1955) in 1915; daughter Anne Tasker Ogle Marbury Oberweiser.  Episcopalian.  Resided in Prince George's County.  Died October 3, 1973.

General Assembly:
House of Delegates, Prince George's County, 1910-12.  Chair, Ways and Means Committee, 1912.  Democratic Floor Leader, 1912.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Engaged in the private practice of law in Prince George's County and in Baltimore City.  Partner, Marbury & Perlman; later partner with Lee I. Hecht.  Attorney for the County Commissioners of Prince George's County, 1914-18, 1937-41.  Attorney for the Board of Education of Prince George's County, 1916-37.  Assistant Attorney General, 1916-20; acting Attorney General, 1919.  Delegate-at-Large, Democratic National Convention, San Francisco, 1920.  Chair, Maryland State Board of Prison Control, 1920-23.  City Solicitor of Laurel, 1929-41.  Associate Judge and Chief Judge, Prince George's County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, 1940.  Associate Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1941-44; Chief Judge, 1944-52.  President, Maryland State Bar Association, 1946.  Member, Protestant Episcopal Church; Vestryman, St. Phillip's Church, Laurel.

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