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Albert Cabell Ritchie, American governor. member Ritchie & Janney, 1903-1920.


Ethnicity: Father was Albert ( Professor of Law at the University of Maryland, as City Solicitor of Baltimore, Maryland, and as a judge),mother was Elizabeth Caskie Cabell (was descended from a Governor of Virginia and from Joseph Cabell, a close associate of Thomas Jefferson.)

Ritchie, Albert Cabell was born on August 29, 1876 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Judge Albert and Elizabeth Caskle (Cabell) Ritchie.


Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1896. Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland, 1898, Doctor of Laws, 1920. Doctor of Laws, St. John’s, 1920, Washington College, 1923, Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland., 1929.



Began practice of law with Steele, Semmes, Carey and Bond, Baltimore, 1898, admitted to firm 1900. Assistant city solicitor of Baltimore, 1903-1910. Assistant general counsel to Pub. General counsel War Industries Board, June 1918-Dec.


Member Ritchie & Janney, 1903-1920.

  • Member, Ritchie and Janney, 1903-1920. Assistant City Solicitor of Baltimore, 1903-1910. Assistant General Counsel to Public Service Commission, 1910-1913. Attorney General Maryland. 1916-1920. Governor Maryland, 1920-1931. Prof, of law, University Maryland Law School, 1907-1920. Author: Municipal Condemnation in Maryland, 1904. Democratic Member of American Bar Association. Maryland and Baltimore Bar Association, Academy Political Science. Delta Phi. Clubs: Maryland, Baltimore, University, Johns Hopkins, Merchants’, Athletic.


Judge Albert Ritchie

Elizabeth Caskle (Cabell) Ritchie