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Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse
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Albert C. Ritchie Sr. Hon. Albert C. Ritchie, Sr. (1834-1903)
Louis P. Dieterich (1841-1922)
Oil on canvas, n.d.
40 H x 34 W in.
Presented, unknown
Donor, Ritchie family
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1858
8th President, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1886-1887
Faculty, University of Maryland School of Law, 1895-1903
Public Service:
Delegate, Baltimore City (District 2), Constitutional Convention, 1867
Baltimore City Counselor, 1890-1892
Baltimore City Solicitor, 1872-1875
President, Board of Supervisors of Elections, Baltimore City, 1880-1881
Chairman, Democratic Maryland Delegation Convention, 1886
Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1888
Associate Judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1892-1903
Nominated by the Democratic Party to the Supreme Bench. Named one of the pre-eminent Baltimore lawyers and judges of the 20th century. Taught Mercantile Law at the University of Maryland School of Law.

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