Society of Senates Past

[Photograph of State Senator]

Republican, District 4.

Born in Washington, D.C., January 1, 1921.  Attended Baltimore public schools; Morgan State College, A.B. 1943; University of Maryland Law School, LL.B., 1949.  Died at Church Home, Baltimore, Maryland, February 14, 1999.

General Assembly:
Member of Senate, 1955-58.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Served in U.S. Army, 1st Lieutenant, Quartermaster Corps, 1943-46.  Member of the Maryland Bar.  Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1977-January 1, 1991.  Chairman of the Governor's Commission on the Thurgood Marshall Memorial Statue, 1994-1996.  Chairman, Board of Regents, Morgan State University, 1999.  Former Justice of the Peace of Baltimore City.  Former Assistant Attorney General of Maryland.  Former Justice, Baltimore Municipal Court and Supreme Bench.  Member, U.S. National Commission of UNESCO.  Secretary, Monumental City Bar Association.  Member, YMCA; Urban League; NAACP; Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society.

Compiled March 16, 2000 from the biographical files of the Maryland Manual, ©Maryland State Archives.
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