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JUDGES OF THE MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS (1778-  )


History of the Maryland Court of Appeals

Historical List of Chief Judges of the Court of Appeals

Name
Dates Served
Benjamin Rumsey 1778-1806
Benjamin Mackall IV 1778-1806
Thomas Jones 1778-1806
Solomon Wright 1778-1792
James Murray 1778-1784
Richard Potts 1801-1806
Littleton Dennis 1801-1806
Jeremiah Townley Chase 1806-1824
James Tilghman 1806-1809
William Polk 1806-1812
Richard Sprigg 1806
Joseph Hopper Nicholson 1806-1817
John Mackall Gantt 1806-1811
John Buchanan 1806-1844
Richard Tilghman Earle 1809-1834
John Johnson 1811-1821
John Done 1812-1814
William Bond Martin 1814-1835
Walter Dorsey 1817-1823
John Stephen 1822-1844
Stevenson Archer 1823-1848
Thomas Beale Dorsey 1824-1851
Ezekiel Forman Chambers 1834-1851
Ara Spence 1835-1851
William B. Stone 1844-1845
Samuel M. Semmes 1844-1845
Alexander Contee Magruder 1844-1851
Robert N. Martin 1845-1851
William Frick 1848-1851
John Carroll LeGrand 1851-1861
John Bowers Eccleston 1851-1860
William Hallam Tuck 1851-1861
John Thomson Mason 1851-1857
James Lawrence Bartol 1857-1883
Brice John Goldsborough 1860-1867
Silas Morris Cochran 1861-1866
Richard Johns Bowie 1861-1867; 1871-1881
Daniel Weisel 1864-1867
Peter Wood Crain 1867
James Augustus Stewart 1867-1879
Richard Henry Alvey 1867-1893
Richard Grason 1867-1882
John Mitchell Robinson 1867-1896
Oliver Miller 1867-1892
Madison Nelson 1867-1870
George Brent 1867-1881
William Pinkney Maulsby 1870-1871
Richard Johns Bowie 1871-1881
Levin Thomas Handy Irving 1879-1892
John Ritchie 1881-1887
Daniel Randall Magruder 1881
Frederick Stone 1881-1890
George Yellott 1882-1889
William Shepard Bryan 1883-1898
James McSherry 1887-1907
David Fowler 1889-1905
John Parran Briscoe 1890-1923
Henry Page 1892-1908
Charles Boyle Roberts 1892-1899
Andrew Hunter Boyd 1893-1924
George Mitchell Russum 1896-1897
James Alfred Pearce 1897-1912
Samuel D. Schmucker 1898-1911
James A. C. Bond 1899
Isaac Thomas Jones 1899-1907
Nicholas Charles Burke 1905-1920
John G. Rogers 1907
William H. Thomas 1907-1924
Glenn H. Worthington 1907-1909
W. Laird Henry 1908-1909
John R. Pattison 1909-1934
Hammond Urner 1909-1938
Henry Stockbridge, Jr. 1911-1924
Albert Constable 1912-1919
William H. Adkins 1919-1934
T. Scott Offutt 1920-1942
W. Mitchell Digges 1923-1934
Carroll T. Bond 1924-1943
Francis Neal Parke 1924-1941
William C. Walsh 1924-1926
D. Lindley Sloan 1926-1944
Benjamin A. Johnson 1934-1943
William Mason Shehan 1934-1940
Walter J. Mitchell 1934-1941
Edward S. Delaplaine 1938-1956
Stephen R. Collins 1940-1957
William H. Forsythe 1941-1942
Ogle Marbury 1941-1952
Ridgely P. Melvin 1942-1945
C. Gus Grason 1942-1951
Levin C. Bailey 1943-1944
Rowland K. Adams 1943-1944
Walter C. Capper 1944
William L. Henderson 1944-1964
Charles Markell 1945-1952
Hall Hammond 1952-1972
Simon E. Sobeloff 1952-1954
Frederick W. Brune 1954-1964
Stedman Prescott 1956-1966
William R. Horney 1957-1968
Charles C. Marbury 1960-1969
C. Ferdinand Sybert 1961-1965
Reuben Oppenheimer 1964-1967
Wilson K. Barnes 1964-1974
William J. McWilliams 1965-1974
Thomas B. Finan 1966-1972
Frederick J. Singley, Jr. 1967-1977
Marvin H. Smith 1968-1986
J. Dudley Digges 1969-1982
Robert C. Murphy 1972-1996
Irving A. Levine 1972-1978
John C. Eldridge 1974-2003
William J. O'Donnell 1974-1976
Charles E. Orth, Jr. 1976-1980
Harry A. Cole 1977-1991
Rita C. Davidson 1979-1984
Lawrence F. Rodowsky 1980-2000
James F. Couch, Jr. 1982-1987
John F. McAuliffe 1985-1993
William H. Adkins II 1986-1990
Albert T. Blackwell, Jr. 1987-1990
Howard S. Chasanow 1990-2002
Robert L. Karwacki 1990-1998
Robert M. Bell 1991-2013
Irma S. Raker 1993-2008
Dale R. Cathell 1998-2007
Alan M. Wilner 1996-2007
Lynne A. Battaglia 2002-2016
Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. 2002-2015
Clayton Greene, Jr. 2004-present
Joseph F. Murphy, Jr. 2007-2011
Sally D. Adkins 2008-present
Mary Ellen Barbera 2008-present
Robert N. McDonald 2012-present
Shirley M. Watts2013-present
Michele D. Hotten

2015-present

Joseph M. Getty 2016-present



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