Albert Ritchie - Baltimore MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 18.450 W 076° 36.444
18S E 361413 N 4352132
Quick Description: Served as Governor of Maryland from 1920 to 1935. Also served as Maryland State Attorney General from 1915 to 1919. Ritchie is the state's longest-serving governor, with almost 15 years of service.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/6/2020 7:55:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM12RBP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 4

Long Description:
He is buried in Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore MD in Lot 7, Chapel Area.
From Wikipedia: Albert Cabell Ritchie was an American lawyer and politician. A Democrat, he was the 49th Governor of Maryland from 1920 to 1935. Ritchie was a conservative who campaigned for, but did not win, the presidential nomination in both 1924 and 1932. As of 2013, Ritchie is the state's longest-serving governor, with almost 15 years of service (14 years, 11 months, and 27 days) and a record four terms. Ritchie has the eighth-longest gubernatorial tenure in post-Constitutional U.S. history at 5,474 days.

Date of birth: 8/29/1876

Date of death: 2/24/1936

Area of notoriety: Politics

Marker Type: Horizontal Marker

Setting: Outdoor

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