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U.S. District Court in Maryland

U.S. District Judges for Maryland, 1789-2017 (may be incomplete!)
William Paca 1789-99 James Winchester 1799-1806 James Houston 1806-19 Theodorick Bland 1819-24 Upton Scott Heath 1836-52 John Glenn 1852-53 Thomas John Morris 1879-1912 Morris Ames Soper 1923-31 William Caldwell Coleman 1927-55 William Calvin Chesnut 1931-53 Roszel Cathcart Thomsen 1954-71 Robert Dorsey Watkins 1955-71 Harrison L. Winter 1961-66 Frank Albert Kaufman 1966-86 Alexander Harvey II 1966-91 James Rogers Miller, Jr. 1970-86 C. Stanley Blair 1971-80 Herbert Frazier Murray 1971-88 Joseph H. Young 1971-87 Joseph Clemens Howard 1979-91 Norman Park Ramsey 1980-91 Walter E. Black, Jr. 1982-94 John Raymond Hargrove, Sr. 1984-94 J. Frederick Motz 1985-2010 Frederic N. Smalkin 1986-2003 Deborah K. Chasanow 1993-2014 Peter Jo Messitte 1993-2008 Catherine C. Blake 1995- Andre Maurice Davis 1995-2009 James Kelleher Bredar 2010- Theodore D. Chuang 2014- George Jarrod Hazel 2014-

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1799 Oct 23: William Paca, died in office.
  • 1806 Apr 5: James Winchester, died in office.
  • 1819 Jun 8: James Houston, died in office.
  • 1824 Aug 16: Theodorick Bland, resigned.
  • 1852 Feb 21: Upton Scott Heath, died in office.
  • 1853 Jul 8: John Glenn, died in office.
  • 1912 Jun 6: Thomas John Morris, died in office.
  • 1953 Jul 31: William Calvin Chesnut, took senior status.
  • 1955 Jun 1: William Caldwell Coleman, resigned.
  • 1971 Jan 31: Roszel Cathcart Thomsen, took senior status.
  • 1971 Aug 11: Robert Dorsey Watkins, took senior status.
  • 1980 Apr 20: C. Stanley Blair, died in office.
  • 1986 Dec 1: James Rogers Miller, Jr., resigned.
  • 1987 Aug 1: Joseph H. Young, took senior status.
  • 1988 Dec 31: Herbert Frazier Murray, took senior status.
  • 1991 Mar 8: Alexander Harvey II, took senior status.
  • 1991 Nov 1: Norman Park Ramsey, took senior status.
  • 1991 Nov 15: Joseph Clemens Howard, took senior status.
  • 1994 Feb 21: John Raymond Hargrove, Sr., took senior status.
  • 1994 Oct 21: Walter E. Black, Jr., took senior status.
  • 2003 Jan 8: Frederic N. Smalkin, took senior status.
  • 2008 Sep 1: Peter Jo Messitte, took senior status.
  • 2010 Dec 17: J. Frederick Motz, took senior status.
  • 2014 Oct 3: Deborah K. Chasanow, took senior status.
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