Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Solomon Baylor (1922-2007)
MSA SC 3520-13527


Born in King William County, Virginia, April 25, 1922.  Attended Douglass Senior High School; Coppin State College; University of Maryland, LL.B., 1951.  Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1953.  Married 1.) Thelma Robinson ; 2.) Ernestine Walker; two children: Michael J. and Michelle J.  Died September 15, 2007, Parkville, Maryland.

Judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1977-1986. Judge, Baltimore City District Court, 1970-1977. Author of article on housing conditions in Baltimore City. Former District Court judge; member, Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals; assistant city solicitor; appeal agent for Draft Board No. 22. Served in U.S. Army during World War II (European Theatre). Member, National Judicial College, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982; National (life member), Maryland State, and Monumental City Bar Associations; Judicial Council of the National Bar Association; World Association of Judges of the World Peace Through Law Center; American Trial Judges Association; The Engineering Society of Baltimore, Inc. Member, Citizens Planning and Housing Association; former member, Board of Directors, Lafayette Square Community Center and the Northwest Community Council; NAACP (Golden Heritage life member); Baltimore Urban League; active in Enon Baptist Church.

Sources:  State Archives of the State of Maryland. Maryland Manual 1985-86. (Glen Burnie, MD: Optic Graphics, Inc., 1985), 445, and "Solomon Baylor." The Baltimore Sun, 19 September 2007.

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