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Alexander ARMSTRONG

Alexander ARMSTRONG, American Member, State Board of Law Examiners. Member, Maryland State Board of Law Examiners, 1924; Commissioner from Maryland to National Conference on Uniform State Laws (member Executive Committee of said body); twice declined appointment as United States District Judge, Maryland Member of Washington Company, Maryland, State and American Bar Associations; American Law Institute; Masons. Club: University.

Background

  • ARMSTRONG, Alexander was born on June 28, 1877 in Hagerstown, Maryland, United States. Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Key (Scott) Armstrong.

  • Education

    • Princeton University, Bachelor of Arts, 1899, Master of Arts, 1900. 1J. of Pennsylvania, Law School, Bachelor of Laws, 1903. University Maryland, Doctor of Laws, 1923.

    Career

    • January 25, 1911, Baltimore, Maryland City Attorney, Hagerstown, 1904-1906. States Attorney, Washington Company, 1908-1912. President, Board Supervisors of Election, 1912-1916.

      Attorney General, Maryland, 1920-1924. Republican candidate for Governor Maryland, 1923. Defeated; President, Maryland State Bar Association, 1927.

    Membership

    Member, Maryland State Board of Law Examiners, 1924. Commissioner from Maryland to National Conference on Uniform State Laws (member Executive Committee of said body). Twice declined appointment as United States District Judge, Maryland Member of Washington Company, Maryland, State and American Bar Associations.

    American Law Institute. Masons. Club: University.

    Connections

    • Spouse Mary Rebekah Woods.
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