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Henry STOCKBRIDGE, Jr.

(1856-1924)

STOCKBRIDGE, Henry, Jr., a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., September 18, 1856; attended public and private schools and Williston Academy, Easthampton, Mass.; was graduated from Amherst (Mass.) College in 1877 and from the law school of the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1878; was admitted to the bar in the latter year and commenced practice in Baltimore; employed on the editorial staff of the Baltimore Herald and later with the Baltimore American; appointed as an examiner in equity by the supreme bench of Baltimore in December 1882; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1890; served as United States commissioner of immigration for the port of Baltimore 1891-1893; elected judge of the supreme bench of Baltimore in November 1896 and served until 1911; regent of the University of Maryland 1907-1920; appointed judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals on April 13, 1911, and was elected in November 1911 for a term of fifteen years; died in Baltimore, Md., March 22, 1924; interment in Loudon Park Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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