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Session Laws, 1936 (Special Session 1)
Volume 577, Page 3   View pdf image (33K)
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At an Extraordinary Session of the General Assembly of
Maryland, begun and held in the City of Annap-
olis, on the Fourth day of March, 1936, and ending
on the Second day of April, 1936, the Honorable
Harry W. Nice, being Governor of the State, the
following laws were enacted, to wit:


AN ACT to Establish a Commission to be known as 'The
Albert C. Ritchie Memorial Commission" and to author-
ize said Commission to erect from popular subscription
a memorial or memorials to the said Honorable Albert
C. Ritchie, and conferring upon said Commission powers
incident to said purpose.

WHEREAS, the people of the State have been profoundly
stirred by the death of Honorable Albert C. Ritchie, four
times Governor of the State and once its Attorney-General,
in which offices he served the State with a devotion and
ability unsurpassed in the history of the State.

WHEREAS, the feeling is universal that the death of a
man who had filled so large a place in the life of his time
and had left so deep an impress upon the State's history
f or nearly twenty years, should not be allowed to pass un-
noticed by those whom he had so faithfully served.

WHEREAS, it is believed that this tribute to Honorable
Albert C. Ritchie should be one in the nature of a public
memorial or memorials erected or established by popular
subscription with the sanction and under the authority of
the State of Maryland, therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of
Maryland, That a Commission, to be appointed by the Gov-
ernor, consisting of sixty (60) persons is hereby established
with authority to said Commission to receive gifts and con-
tributions for the purpose of erecting or establishing a fit-


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Session Laws, 1936 (Special Session 1)
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