Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Charles Markell (1882-1955)
MSA SC 3520-1632


Born in Baltimore City, December 16, 1882.  Son of John Markell and Elizabeth Charlton Harris Markell.  Attended public schools in Hagerstown and Baltimore; The Johns Hopkins University, A.B., 1902; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1904.  Married Jeanette Jones (d. 1923) in 1909; three children.  Resided in Baltimore City.  Died February 24, 1955.

Law associate and partner, Gans and Haman, later Cook and Markell, 1904-44; after 1952.  Associate Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1944-52; Chief Judge, August-December, 1952 (retired December 16, 1952).  President, Maryland State Bar Association, 1941-42.  Member, Bond Commission to study judicial reforms in Maryland, early 1940s.  Member, Commission on the Judicial Organization of the State.  Vestryman, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Baltimore.

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