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attorney general of Maryland, 1949-1951; deputy attor-
ney general of Maryland, 1954-1955; city solicitor of
Baltimore City, 1959-1961; judge, U.S. District Court
for Maryland, 1961-1966. Married; 2 children. Office
address: U.S. Courthouse, 101 W. Lombard St.,
Baltimore 21201; tel. 727-0310.

Appeals, 1979—. Born in Baltimore, June 20, 1920.
Attended The Johns Hopkins University, A.B., 1941;
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1948. Admitted to the
Maryland bar, 1949. Active duty in U.S. Naval Reserve,
1942-1946; inactive service as lieutenant, 1946-1950.

Member, American and Maryland State Bar Associa-
tions; American College of Trial Lawyers. Chairman,
Baltimore City Charter Revision Commission,
1963-1964; president, Baltimore City Board of School
Commissioners, 1967-1970; president, 1964-1979, and
chairman, 1979—, Walters An Gallery; member, Board
of Trustees, The Johns Hopkins University, 1976—.
Author, "From Figment to Fiction to Philosophy—The
Requirement of Proof of Damage in Libel Actions," 22
Catholic U.L. Rev. 1 (1972). Divorced; 3 children. Office
address: U.S. Courthouse, 101 W. Lombard St.,
Baltimore 21201; tel. 962-3607.



101 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 962-2600

The United States District Courts are trial courts with general federal jurisdiction. Each state has at
least one district court. District court judges are appointed by the President of the United States with the
advice and consent of the U.S. Senate.

FRANK A. KAUFMAN. U.S. District Court, Chief
Judge since 1981. Appointed in 1966. Born in Baltimore,
March 4, 1916. Attended Darlmuuth College, A.B., 1937;
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1940. Admitted to the
Maryland bar, 1940. Member, Federal, American, Mary-
land State, and Baltimore City Bar Associations. Former
partner in law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway,
Kaufman, and Goldman. Member, Board of Governors,
A.B.A.; Governor's Committee on Higher Legal Educa-
tion in Maryland, 1975-1976; Criminal Rules Committee
of the Judicial Conference of the U.S., 1976-1980;
chairman, National Conference of Federal Trial Judges,
Judicial Administration Division, A.B.A., 1979-1980.
Former lecturer on Administrative Law, University of
Baltimore, and lecturer on Contracts, University of
Maryland Law School. Author of "The Maryland
Ground Rent System," Maryland Law Review (1940).
Married; 2 children. Office telephone: 962-4360.

WALTER E. BLACK, JR. U.S. District Court, 1982—.
Born in Baltimore, July 7, 1926. Graduate of Harvard
University, A.B., 1946; Harvard Law School, LL.B.,
1949. Admitted to the Maryland bar, 1949. Member,
American, Maryland State, and Baltimore City Bar
Associations; Lawyers' Round Table; Rule Day Club;
Harvard/Radcliffe Club of Maryland; Harvard Law
School Association of Maryland. Assistant U.S. attorney
for District of Maryland, 1953-1955; U.S. attorney for
District of Maryland, 1956-1957. Chairman, Board of
Municipal and Zoning Appeals of Baltimore City,
1963-1967. Member, Mayor's Advisory Committee for
Workable Program for Community Improvement,
1963-1967; chairman, Subcommittee on Community
Planning Program, Mayor's Task Force on Civil Rights,
1965-1967; member, Jail Board of Baltimore City,
1971-1973; member, Governor's Commission to Revise
the Annotated Code, 1975-1982; member, Attorney
Grievance Commission, 1978-1982. Married; 3 sons.
Office telephone: 962-0107.

Court, 1984—. Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey,
October 25, 1923. Attended St. Catherine's Academy;
Frederick Douglass High School; Morgan State College;
Howard University, B.A., 1947; University of Maryland
School of Law, LL.B., 1950. Admitted to the Maryland
Bar, 1950. Served in the U.S. Army. Member, National,
Maryland State, Baltimore City, and Monumental City
Bar Associations; Character Committee, Court of Ap-
peals. Assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Mary-
land, 1955; deputy U.S. attorney, 1957-1962. Associate
judge of the Peoples Court, Baltimore City, 1962-1963;
associate judge for the Municipal Court, Baltimore City,
1968-1971; administrative judge, District 1 (Baltimore
City), District Court of Maryland, 1971-1974; associate
judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City (Circuit Court
for Baltimore City), 1974-1984. Married; 4 children.
Office telephone: 962-0950.

1966—. Born in Baltimore, May 3, 1923. Attended Yale
University, B.A., 1947; Columbia University Law
School, LL.B., 1950. Served in the U.S. Army,
1943-1946, achieving rank of 1st Lieutenant; received
Air Medal, Oak Leaf Cluster, 1945 European Theater of
Operations. Admitted to the Maryland bar, 1950. Mem-
ber, American, Maryland State, and Baltimore City Bar
Associations; American Judicature Society; Maritime
Law Association; Coordinating Committee for Multiple
Litigation; Committee on the Administration of the
Criminal Law (chairman); Speedy Trial Planning Group
for Maryland. Assistant attorney general for Maryland,
1955-1957. Member, Maryland Club; Merchants' Club;
Elkridge Club; Lawyers' Round Table; The Wranglers.
Married; 4 children. Office telephone: 962^4.655.

JOSEPH C. HOWARD. U.S. District Court, 1979—.
Born in Des Moines, Iowa, December 9, 1922. Attended
the University of Iowa, B.A., 1950; Drake University


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