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J. Gilbert Prendergast Hon J. Gilbert Prendergast (1909-1973)
Mary Lewis Carey
Oil on canvas, 1974
51 H x 41 W in.
Presented, May 8, 1974
Donor, Bar Association of Baltimore City
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1933
Insurance adjuster, Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company, 1934
Associated with firm, Clark, Thomsen & Smith, 1935-1941, 1945-1954; Clark, Smith and Prendergast, 1955-1959
Instructor, University of Maryland School of Law, 1952-1955
Public Service:
Assistant City Solicitor, 1941-1943
Associate Judge of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1959-1973
Named one of the pre-eminent Baltimore lawyers and judges of the 20th century. Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, 1957. Appointed to the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City by Governor J. Millard Tawes.

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