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Reverdy Johnson Hon. Reverdy Johnson (1796-1876)
Unknown artist
Oil on canvas, n. d.
37 1/2 H x 31 1/2 W
Presented, unknown
Donor, unknown
Owner, Library Company of the Baltimore Bar
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1815
Practiced law in Baltimore, 1819-1876 (intermittent)
Public Service:
State's Attorney, Prince George's County, 1816-1817
Deputy Attorney General of Maryland, 1816-1817
Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Debtors, 1817
Maryland State Senator, Western Shore ,1821-1827
U.S. Senator Maryland, 1845-1849, 1863-1868
U.S Attorney General, 1849-1850
U.S. Secretary of War, ad interim, 1849
Member, Maryland House of Delegates, Baltimore County, 1861-1862
U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1868-1869
Counsel to President Andrew Johnson during his impeachment trial, 1868. Named one of the pre-eminent Maryland lawyers and judges of the 18th and 19th centuries.
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