Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

William T. Brantly (1852-1945)
MSA SC 3520-13432


Born William Theophilus Brantly III in Georgia in 1852; son of Dr. William Brantly and Mary Ann Curtin.  Attended graduate school at the University of Leipzig and in France.  Admitted to the Maryland bar, 1897.  Resided in Washington, D.C.  Died at his home on 21 April 1945.

Member of the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Law.  Maryland secretary of state, 1893-94.  State court reporter, 1895-1911.  Retired from law practice, 1911.  Member, Maryland Historical Society.  Author of a new, annotated edition of the Maryland Reports, 1883;  "The English in Maryland, 1632-1691" in Narrative and Critical History of America (1884); Principles of the Law of Personal Property (1891); Digest of the Maryland Reports (1896).

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