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John Sterett Gittings (1848-1926)
MSA SC 3520-1546


Born:  1848

Father:  William S. Gittings (died 1860)

Mother:  Annie Aldrich Gittings

Marriage:  Rosalie May

Children:  Henry May, Frederick May, John S. Jr. (1898- ), Gladys H. (married Cecil Barret), and Dorothy Rosalie

Religious Affiliation:

Education:  Maryland Agricultural College, and also studied in Bremen, Germany, and St. John's College in Oxford, England

Offices Held:  Banker, President of John S. Gittings & Son Bank, 1880-1912; Board of Directors, Eutaw Savings Bank; Director, Old Merchants National Bank; Director, Maryland Life Insurance Company; Board of Governors for the Maryland Club; President of the Merchants' Club; Member, Society of the Cincinnati

Public Service:  Paymaster General of the State Militia 1866-1870; Delegate, House of Delgates for Baltimore County, 1882 (Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, Member of the Park Board); State Treasurer 1885-1886

Estate:  Owned Ashburton in Baltimore

Died:  January 23, 1926, of pneumonia at his home in the Burford Apartments, 3209 North Charles Street

Burial:  Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland

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