MARYLAND & THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF MARYLAND

FORMER JUDGES


WALTER E. BLACK, JR. (1926-2014)
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, April 1982 to March 1991.
Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, March 1991 to October 1994.
Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, October 21, 1994 to June 30, 2003.

Assistant U.S. Attorney for District of Maryland, 1953-55. U.S. Attorney for District of Maryland, 1956-57. Chair, Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals, Baltimore City, 1963-67. Member, Mayor's Advisory Committee for Workable Program for Community Improvement, Baltimore City, 1963-67. Chair, Subcommittee on Community Planning Program, Mayor's Task Force on Civil Rights, Baltimore City, 1965-67. Member, Jail Board, Baltimore City, 1971-73. Member, Governor's Commission to Revise the Annotated Code, 1975-82; Attorney Grievance Commission, 1978-82 (chair, 1975-76; review board, 1975-78).

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, July 7, 1926. Harvard University, A.B. (history), magna cum laude, 1946; Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1949. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1949. Associate, Hinkley & Singley, 1949-53. Partner, Clapp, Somerville, Black, & Honemann, 1968-82. Member, American, Maryland State and Baltimore City Bar Associations. Member, Lawyers' Round Table; Rule Day Club; Harvard/Radcliffe Club of Maryland; Harvard Law School Association of Maryland. Board of Directors, Baltimore Urban League, 1963-69, 1976-82. Past member, Board of Directors, Union Memorial Hospital; Hospital for Consumptives of Maryland. Chair, Baltimore City Republican Central Committee, 1962-66. Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1964 (alternate delegate, 1960). Died in Easton, Maryland, September 29, 2014.

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