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Alexander R. 'Alex' Martick, practiced law in the city for 61 years

Alexander R. 'Alex' Martick, practiced law in the city for 61 years

Alexander R. “Alex” Martick, who practiced law in Baltimore for 61 years and who is fondly remembered for his signature greeting — “Got any whiskey?” — died Sept. 10 from complications of a stroke at Harrisburg Hospital in Harrisburg, Pa.

The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 89.

The youngest of five brothers and sisters, Alexander Rubin Martick was the son of Harry and Florence Martick, owners of a West Mulberry Street grocery store that became a speakeasy during Prohibition and later was a bar with the coming of Repeal.

He was born at home and raised in an apartment above the family business.

After graduating in 1946 from City College, he obtained a...

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