Samuel D. Schmucker was an American lawyer, and was judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals from 1898 to 1911.
Born at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the son of respected Lutheran theologian Samuel Simon Schmucker, Samuel D. Schmucker graduated from Pennsylvania College (now, Gettysburg College) in 1863.
Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania College, 1863. Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1865. Doctor of Laws, Pennsylvania College, 1898, St. John’s, Maryland., 1904.
He served as a sergeant in the 26th Pennsylvania Regiment in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He received his law degree from the University of New York (now, NYU) in 1865. He practiced law for over 30 years in Baltimore, Maryland and served as president and trustees of various financial and charitable organizations before his appointment to the state's highest court in 1898.
He died in Baltimore in 1911.
Member commission which prepared present charter of Baltimore.