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Severn T. Wallis
Severn Teackle Wallis, Esq. (1816-1894)
David Dalhoff Neal (1838-1915)
Oil on canvas, 1887
68 H x 48 W in.
Presented, January, 1909
Donor, unknown
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1837
Founder of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1879
1st President, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1879-1880
Founding member, Maryland Historical Society, 1844
President of the Maryland Historical Society, 1892-1896
Public Service:
Member, Maryland House of Delegates, Baltimore City, Special Session, 1861.
Provost, University of Maryland
Presented numerous cases before the Maryland Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Named one of the pre-eminent Maryland lawyers and judges of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Other artworks of Severn Teackle Wallis in the collection
Historical & Biographical Series at the Maryland State Archives

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