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.
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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