Stedman Prescott (1896-1968)
MSA SC 3520-1636
Born August 30, 1896 in Norbeck, Montgomery County. Son of Alexander F. and Edith Stanley (Kellogg) Prescott. Attended Rockville Academy; Rockville High School, graduated 1914; Georgetown University School of Law, LL.B., 1919. Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1924. Married Edith Callender Minnick on July 14, 1917; four children: Calla P. Belt, Stedman Prescott, Jr., Mary P. Rosenberger, and Anne P. Brandau. Episcopalian. Resided in Rockville and Crownsville. Died November 14, 1968.
Served in U.S. Army, 1917-18. Private law practice, Rockville. Defense attorney. Member of Rockville City Council, 1924-30. State's Attorney for Montgomery County, 1930-34. Member of the Maryland Senate, 1935-38. Associate Judge, Montgomery County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit, 1938-54; Chief Judge, 1955-58. Associate Judge, Court of Appeals, 1958-64; Chief Judge, 1964-66 (retired August 30, 1966). Member, Alcoholic Beverage Survey Commission, 1942-43. President, Maryland State Bar Association, 1954-55. Delegate, American Bar Association. Fellow, American Bar Foundation. Chair, Executive Committee, Judicial Conference of Maryland. Member, Masons; Eastern Star; American Legion; Lions Club; Delta Theta Phi fraternity; Manor Country Club.
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