Henry Stockbridge, Jr.

U.S. Congressperson

1856 – 1924

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Who was Henry Stockbridge, Jr.?

Henry Stockbridge, Jr. was a U.S. Representative from Maryland.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Stockbridge attended public and private schools and Williston Academy of Easthampton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Amherst College in 1877, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity. He attended law school at the University of Maryland at Baltimore and graduated in 1878. He was admitted to the bar in the latter year and commenced practice in Baltimore. He was also employed on the editorial staff of the Baltimore Herald and later with the Baltimore American. He was appointed as an examiner in equity by the supreme bench of Baltimore in December 1882.

Stockbridge was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congress, but declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1890. Afterwards, he served as United States commissioner of immigration for the port of Baltimore from 1891 to 1893.

Stockbridge was elected judge of the supreme bench of Baltimore in November 1896 and served until 1911, and was a Regent of the University of Maryland from 1907 to 1920. He was appointed judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals on April 13, 1911, and was elected in November 1911 for a term of fifteen years. He died in Baltimore, and is interred in Loudon Park National Cemetery.

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Born
Sep 18, 1856
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Amherst College
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore
Employment
  • University of Maryland, College Park
Died
Mar 22, 1924

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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