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William P. Whyte
Hon. William Pinkney Whyte (1824-1908)
Thomas C. Corner (1865-1938)
Oil on canvas, 1922
66 H x 49 W in.
Presented, June 23, 1923
Donor, Isaac Lobe Straus
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, 1846
Clerk, Counting House of Peabody, Riggs, & Company, Baltimore,1841-1843
Public Service:
Member, Maryland House of Delegates, Baltimore City (D), 1847-1848
Mayor, Baltimore City (D), 1881-1883
Comptroller of Maryland, 1854-1856
Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1868
Attorney General of Maryland, 1887-1891
Governor of Maryland (D), 1872-1874
Baltimore City Solicitor, 1900-1903
U.S. Senator, for Maryland (D), 1868-1869, 1875-1881, 1906-1908
Known as 'Maryland’s “Grand Old Man”.

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