James K. Cullen (1901-1988)
MSA SC 3520-14429
Judge, Baltimore City Supreme Bench, 1952-1970
Born Waynesboro, Virginia, 1901. Raised in Catonsville, Maryland. Graduated, City College, 1917. Attended Johns Hopkins University, 1917-1921. Received LL.B., Harvard University Law School, 1923. Married, Helen Adams (d. 1961), Mary Thayer Johnson (d. 1985); two children, James K. Cullen, Jr. (d. 2000) and Frank A. Cullen. Died, April 6, 1988.
Began practice with Haman, Cook, Chestnut & Markell.
Joined Benson & Rowe (later Rowe & Cullen), 1925.
Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1931. U.S. Commissioner, 1934.
Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals, 1947. Chair, Board of
Liquor License Commission, 1951. Appointed to Supreme Bench of
Baltimore City, 1952. Retired from bench, 1970.
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