Archives of Maryland
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Thomas S. Baer (1843-1906)
MSA SC 3520-14365


Born in Baltimore, Maryland, March 17, 1843.  Son of Rev. John Baer, a member of  the Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Graduated from Baltimore City College, 1859. Studied law in the office of William S. Waters. Admitted to the bar May 18,1865.  Married Elizabeth S. Beacham (d. 12/26/1891); no children. Died July 18, 1906, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Thomas S. Baer's law practice specialized in equity and real estate matters. Practiced law with John T. McGlone, c. 1865-1872, and with Mr. Isaac McCurley, 1872-1875. Member, Maryland House of Delegates, Baltimore City District 2 (Democrat), 1894. Baltimore City School Board, 1884-1888. 18th President of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1896-1897. Faculty member, University of Maryland School of Law, 1893-1903, where he lectured on real property, titles and copyrights. Master of Chancery, Baltimore City, 1894-1903. Associate Judge of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1903-1906.

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