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Wilson King Barnes, American lawyer, former judge. Bar: Maryland bar 1931. Recipient Norment Speech prize Western Maryland College, 1926. Trustee Western Maryland College; Member American, Maryland bar associations, Bar Association Baltimore, Sons of the American Revolution (chancellor general 1976-1977, president general 1977-1978) Clubs: University, Barristers.

Background

Barnes, Wilson King was born on April 17, 1907 in Pocomoke City, Maryland, United States. Son of James Upshur and Annie King (Wilson) Barnes.

Education

AB, Western Maryland College, 1928. Doctor of Laws, Western Maryland College, 1976. Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland, 1931.

Juris Doctor, University Maryland, 1969.

Career

Law clerk United States District Judge W. Calvin Chesnut, 1931-1933. Practiced law Baltimore, 1933-1937. Assistant city solicitor, 1937-1942.

Deputy city solicitor, 1942-1943. Partner firm Anderson, Barnes, Coe & King, Baltimore, 1943-1963. Associate judge Supreme Bench, 1963-1964, Court of Appeals Maryland, 1964-1974.

Law practice Baltimore, 1974-1977. Counsel firm Hall, Steinmann & Fronk (P.A.), 1977-1984. Member, secretary Maryland Board Law Examiners, 1944-1963.

Professor contracts University Baltimore Law School, 1963-1971.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maryland bar 1931.

Membership

Trustee Western Maryland College. Member American, Maryland bar associations, Bar Association Baltimore, Sons of the American Revolution (chancellor general 1976-1977, president general 1977-1978) Clubs: University, Barristers.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Maxwell Carroll Chesnut, April 30, 1938. Children– William Calvin Chesnut, Wilson King.

father:
James Upshur Barnes

mother:
Annie King (Wilson) Barnes

spouse:
Elizabeth Maxwell Carroll Chesnut

child:
William Calvin Chesnut Barnes

child:
Wilson King Barnes