HOBLITZELL, Fetter Schrier, (1838 - 1900)


HOBLITZELL, Fetter Schrier, a Representative from Maryland; born in Cumberland, Md., October 7, 1838; attended the primary schools and was graduated from the Allegany Academy, Cumberland, Md.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Baltimore, Md.; during the Civil War served as a private in the First Maryland Regiment of Infantry, Confederate Army; resumed the practice of law; member of the State house of delegates in 1870 and 1876; reelected in 1878 and served as speaker; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1881-March 3, 1885); city counselor of Baltimore in 1888 and 1889; resumed the practice of law; died in Baltimore, Md., May 2, 1900; interment in Loudon Park Cemetery.