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Severn Teackle Wallis Memorial

Severn T. Wallis

Severn T. Wallis

  Severn T. Wallis

Severn T. Wallis

Severn Teackle Wallis, Esq. (1816-1894)
Bust, William Henry Rinehart (1825-1874) (copy)
Monument, Henri Chapu (1833-1891) (copy)
Bust, Bronze, 1902
H 23 Monument, Green white Marble, 1902
8 ft 3 in H in x 5 Ft W
Presented, June 18, 1902
Donor, Wallis Memorial Association
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
The bronze female figure reaching up to Wallis with a laurel branch is often described “Youth” or “Fame”. Named one of the pre-eminent Maryland lawyers and judges of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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