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William Luke Marbury Sr William Luke Marbury, Sr. (1858-1935)
Thomas C. Corner (1865-1938) 
Oil on canvas, 1938 
41 ½ H x 35 ½ W in. 
Presented, May 9, 1938 
Donor, Friends of William Marbury 
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career: 
Admitted to the bar, c. 1882 
Partnership, Alexander H. Robertson, 1882-1890 
Practiced in the law office of his uncle Col. Charles Marshall and Henry J. Bowdoin 1890-1903 
Founded the law firm of Marbury & Gosnell, 1903-1935 
30th President, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1908-1909 
15th President, Maryland State Bar Association, 1910-1911 
Public Service: 
U.S. District Attorney, Maryland, 1894-1897 
President, Board of Managers, Crownsville State Hospital 1910-1935 
Supporter of the “New Judge Movement” in Baltimore City, 1882. 
Historical & Biographical Series at the Maryland State Archives

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