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.
JOHN RAYMOND HARGROVE, SR. U.S. District
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.
ALEXANDER HARVEY II. U.S. District Court,
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