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Henry Smith Stockbridge, American lawyer. member Maryland. Legislature, 1864, Chairman of Commission on judiciary.

Background

Stockbridge, Henry Smith was born on August 31, 1822 in North Hadley, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jason and Abigail (Montague) Stockbridge.

Education

Graduate Amherst College, 1845. Studied law in office of Coleman Yellot.

Career

Admitted to Maryland. bar, 1848. Leader in proceedings of Murray Institute. Unionist in Civil War.

Commissioner of the draft and special district attorney War Department, 1862. Member Maryland. Legislature, 1864, Chairman of Commission on judiciary. Judge Circuit Court for Baltimore County (Maryland.), 1865.

Vice president Republican National Convention, 1868. Chairman Maryland. Republican Committee, 1879-1883. 1st vice president Maryland.

History Society; trustee Howard U. A founder Humphrey Moore Inst.

Membership

Member Maryland. Legislature, 1864, Chairman of Commission on judiciary.

Connections

Married Fanny E. Montague, 1 son, Henry.

father:
Jason Stockbridge

mother:
Abigail (Montague) Stockbridge

spouse:
Fanny E. Montague