Baltimore City seal - click for Home The Baltimore City Circuit Court
& Baltimore Bar Library Art Collection
in Connection with the Maryland State Archives

MSA SC 5590

Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse
black line
Edgar H. Gans Hon. Edgar Hilary Gans (1856-1914)
Thomas C. Corner (1865-1938)
Oil on canvas, 1915
67 ½ H x 55 ½ W in.
Presented, Unknown
Donor, Gans family
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1877
Worked in the office of John P. Poe, 1877-1879
Practiced with B. Howard Haman, 1889-1914
Professor, University of Maryland School of Law, 1882-1901
Charter Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 1896-1897
Public Service:
Deputy State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1879-1888
Sponsored the admission to the bar of Everett J. Waring, the first African-American attorney admitted to practice in the Maryland courts, 1885. Lectured on criminal law and estates at the University of Maryland School of Law.

Historical & Biographical Series at the Maryland State Archives

This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

[ Archives' Home Page  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

© Copyright October 27, 2005 Maryland State Archives