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Oil on canvas


44.5 x 60 inches

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McLanahan was born in Chambersburg and moved to Baltimore by 1900. He served as the president of the Savings Bank of Baltimore (1922-1944) and Chairman of the bank's board (1945-1946). McLanahan engaged in numerous civil affairs, including development of the Port of Baltimore, and served on several boards, including the Enoch Pratt Library and Samuel Ready School. He suffered a stroke in 1944 that he never recovered from and passed away two years later. McLanahan is buried in Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery in Owings Mills, Maryland. His daughter donated the portrait to the museum in 1990.

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Gift of Mrs. John A. Leutkemeyer, Sr.

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Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture


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