Judicial Units, Boards and Commissions
Second Appellate Circuit: Henry J. Knott;
George W. White, Jr.
Third Appellate Circuit: Odell H. Rosen; James
Fourth Appellate Circuit: Edgar H. Merkle, Sr.;
Andrew L. Haislip, Jr.
Fifth Appellate Circuit: George W. Settle; John
G. Rouse, Jr.
Sixth Appellate Circuit: Alice Pinderhughes; Roger
TRIAL COURT JUDICIAL NOMINAT-
First Judicial Circuit:
Rex A. Taylor, Chairperson
Lionel Bennett, Raymond D. Coates, William D.
Gould, Charles E. Heame, Jr., Vacancy. Wil-
liam W. Travers, Calvin S. Dean, Betty K.
Gardner, John T. Handy, Walter Jones, Nor-
man Polk, Herman J. Stevens.
Second Judicial Circuit:
Doris P. Scott, Chairperson
Ernest S. Cookerly, L. dark Ewing, Roland C.
Kent, Joseph H. McLain, Frank C. Sherrard,
Howard Wood III, Robert E. Bryson, Hugh
M. Gordy. Fred E. Speck, James M. Wales,
William Biddle, Edwin B. Fockler III.
Third Judicial Circuit:
Robert F. Skutch, Jr., Chairperson
A. Freeborn Brown, Ralph E. Deitz, Francis N.
Iglehart, E. Scott Moore, J. Earle Plumhoff,
Richard A. Reid, Virginia R. Davis, Charles
G. Greason, Stanley E. Hayden, Shirley L.
Jones, John E. Sheehan, Dorothea M. Waters.
Fourth Judicial Circuit:
F. Perry Smith, Jr., Chairperson
W. Kennedy Boone III, lrving M. Einbinder, W.
Dwight Stover, John H. Urner, Thomas N,
Berry, William L. Huff, Lem E. Kirk, Joseph
H. McElwee, David H. Miller, M.D„ Willis T.
Shaffer, Hugh D. Shires.
Fifth Judicial Circuit:
Roy D. Cromwell, Chairperson
Richard G. Anderson, James K. Carmody, Wil-
liam B. Dulany, Michael E. Loney, James N.
Vaughan, John B. Wright, Edgar C. Cast, Jr.,
H. Logan Hoitgrewe, M.D., Allan W.
Roadcap, John Sundstrom, Thomas 0.
Tilghman, Jr,, Diane Rachuba.
Sixth Judicial Circuit:
Albert D. Brault, Acting Chairpermn
William M, Cauby, Thomas L Craven, Daniel
Warren Donohue, Robert L. Kay, James T.
Wharton, John R. Benedict, Isidor M.
Jacobson, Rosalie Reilly, Donald B. Rice, Her-
bert S. Schroeder, Ben C. Shaw.
Seventh Judicial Circuit:
John A. Buchanan, Chairperson
Paul J. Bailey, Thomas C. Hayden, Jr„ James J.
Lombardi, Thomas F. Mudd, Thomas G.
Axley, Paul D. Kerman, John M. Sine, Henry
Thomas Waring, Mabel B. Wilkinson, James T.
Marsh, Gary R. Alexander, Robert B.
Eighth Judicial Circuit:
Marshall M. Meyer, Chairperson
Herbert J. Belgrad, Maurice Braverman, William
R. Dorsey III, Frederick J. Green, Jr., M. King
Hill, Jr., Marvin B. Steinberg, Merrill L. Bank,
Pearl Cole Brackett, Sidney Epstein, Raymond
V. Haysbert, Sr., Betty R. Connor, 1. D. Shapiro.
By Executive Orders of July 6, 1970, and July 17,
1970, respectively, the Governor of Maryland creat-
ed the Governor's Commission on Appellate Judi-
cial Selection and the Governor's Commissions on
Trial Court Judicial Selection.
On December 18, 1974, the Governor issued an
Executive Order restructuring the eight Trial Court
Judicial Nominating Commissions and the Appel-
late Court Judicial Nominating Commission. Most
of the changes included in the 1974 Order were
based on recommendations made by the Maryland
State Bar Association, Inc.
An additional change directly effecting the Ad-
ministrative Office of the Courts was the designa-
tion of the State Court Administrator as ex officio
secretary of all nine nominating commissions, with