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Circuit Court Biographies
Amencan and Maryland State Bar Associations, Ameri-
can Judicature Society President, Garrett County Bar
Association, 1960 - 1961, State's Attorney tor Oarrett
County, 1962 - 1974, secretary, Maryland State's At-
torney Association, 1968 - 1974 Editor, Duke Law
Journal. 1957 - 1958 Past Master, Oakland Lodge No
192, AF & AM, All Ghan Shnne, Court 117 Jesters, St
John's Episcopal Church, Oakland Volunteer Fire De-
partment (ret), Oakland-Mt Lake Park Lions (ret),
former member. Board of Directors, First National
Bank of Oakland, graduate. North Amencan College of
Piping Marned, 1 child
RAYMOND G. THIEME, JR. Fifth Judicial Circuit,
1977 — Born in Baltimore City, November 17, 1930
Attended Loyola High School, Loyola College, AB,
1952, University of Maryland School of Law, J D,
1956 Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1956 State's at-
torney for Anne Anindel County, 1970 - 1973, distnct
judge. Seventh Distnct, 1973 - 1977 Marned, 2 chil-
BASIL A. THOMAS. Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1968 —
Born in Greece, October 17, 1914 Attended Ports-
mouth, Virginia, public schools, University of
Baltimore, LL B , 1935 Admitted to the Maryland Bar,
1935 Served in the US Counter Intelligence Corps
Associate Judge, Municipal Court of Baltimore City,
1961 - 1968, member, Board of Election Supervisors,
1959 - 1961, assistant city solicitor, Baltimore City,
1949-1955, administrative assistant to the Mayor,
Baltimore City, 1948 Mason, Order of Ahepa, Lions
Club (past president), Hillendale Country Club (past
president) Marned, 1 child
ALFRED T. TRUITT, JR. First Judicial Circuit,
1977 — Born in Salisbury, Apnl 5, 1927 Attended
Wicomico High School, Western Maryland College,
AB, 1950, University of Maryland, JD, 1953 Ad-
mitted to the Maryland Bar, 1952 Served in the US
Army Signal Corps Member, Wicomico County Bar
Association, Maryland State's Attorney Association
State's attorney, Wicomico County, 1959 - 1971, pub-
lic defender, 1972 - 1977 Marned, 5 children
MORRIS TURK. Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1975 —
Born in Baltimore, Apnl 14, 1921 Attended the Uni-
versity of Baltimore, LLB (JD), 1939 Admitted to
the Maryland Bar, 1951 Served in the US Armed
Forces Member, Amencan, Maryland State, and Anne
Arundel County Bar Associations, Amencan Judicature
Society, past president, Anne Arundel County Bar As-
sociation, 1971 - 1972 Chairman, State Appeal Board,
1963 - 1975, counsel to the Board of Election Supervi-
sors, Anne Arundel County, 1959 - 1963, counsel to
the Board of Education, Anne Arundel County, 1966
Charter member and past president, Annapolis Jaycees,
past president. Suburban Annapolis Kiwanis Club, past
commander. Star of David Post 192, Jewish War

Veterans of the United States, past chief of staff. De-
partment of Maryland Jewish War Veterans of the
United States Junior Chamber of Commerce Young
Man of the Year Award, 1955, Frontiers International
Human Relations Award, 1978, Governor's Citation for
Outstanding Services, 1978 Marned, 3 children
ROBERT BERNARD WATTS. Eighth Judicial Cir-
cuit, 1968 — Born in Baltimore, March 4, 1922
Attended Douglass High School, Morgan State College,
B S, 1943, University of Maryland, LL B , 1949 Served
in the US Army Admitted to the Maryland Bar,
1949 Member, Baltimore Oty and Monumental Gty
Bar Associations Assistant chief enforcement attorney,
Office of Pnce Administration, 1951, assistant police
magistrate, 1956, traffic court magistrate, 1957, Judge,
Municipal Court, 1961, Board of Trustees, State
Colleges of Maryland, 1963 - 1971 Brotherhood
Award, Exodus Lodge B'nai B'nth, 1962, Board of
Managers, YMCA, 1965, Distinguished Public Service,
NAACP, 1962, National Conference of Chnstians and
Jews Brotherhood Award, 1969, Outstanding Alumni
Award, Douglass High School, 1971, honorary Doctor
of Law Degree, Morgan State College, 1973, honorary
Doctor of Humane Letters, Towson State College,
1976 Board member. Mental Health Association, Pns-
oner's Aid Association, Bon Secours Hospital, North
Charles General Hospital, Family and Children's Soci-
ety, Boys' Town Homes, Dismas House, National Con-
ference of Chnstians and Jews, Legal Aid Bureau Mar-
ned, 5 children
EDWARD 0. WEANT, JR. Fifth Judicial Circuit,
1965 — Born in Westminster, Apnl 9, 1918
Attended Westminster public schools, St James
School, St James, Donaldson School, Ilchester, West-
ern Maryland College, A B , 1941, University of Mary-
land, LL B, 1949, Harvard Graduate School of Busi-
ness Administration Admitted to the Maryland Bar,
1949 Served in the U S Army Member, Amencan,
Maryland State, and Can-oil County Bar Associations
Maryland Senate, 1959 - 1965 Life member, Amen-
can Legion, VFW Marned, 2 children
BRUCE C. WILLIAMS. Fifth Judicial Circuit,
1976 — Born in Spnngfield, Massachusetts, February
11, 1931 Attended Loomis School, Windsor, Connecti-
cut, Pnnceton University, A B, 1952, University of Vir-
ginia Law School, LL B, 1958 Admitted to the Mary-
land Bar, 1958 Served in the US Manne Corps
Member, Anne Arundel County Bar Association
Judge, Peoples Court of Anne Anindel County, 1964 -
1971, Judge, Distnct Court, Seventh Distnct, 1971 -
1976 Marned, 4 children
ROBERT J. WOODS. Seventh Judicial Circuit,
1976 — Born in Washington, D C, February 16, 1933
Attended Gonzaga High School, Washington, D C,
Georgetown University, B S , 1956, Catholic University,

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