towne (past president; past Maryland District lieutenant
governor). Married; 6 children.
ASKEW W. GATEWOOD, JR. District Court, District
1, 1984. Born in Baltimore, December 10, 1950.
Graduated from Morgan State College, B.S., 1972;
Howard University, graduate degree in finance, 1973;
University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1976.
Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1976; District of Colum-
bia Bar, 1980. Admitted to practice, Supreme Bench of
Baltimore City, 1977; Federal Bar, 1977; Supreme Court
of the U.S., 1980. Member, American, Maryland State,
Monumental City, and District of Columbia Bar Associa-
tions; former treasurer, Monumental City Bar Associa-
tion. Partner in firm of Foster, Gatewood, Mathews &
Stokes, 1976-1977; associate in firm ofMitchell, Mitchell
& Mitchell, 1981-1984. Assistant attorney general,
1977-1981; judge, Orphans' Court of Baltimore City,
1981-1984. Director, Legal Aid Bureau; spokesman for
National Association of Business Development Special-
ists, 1972. Inventor and patent holder of inventory
control device. Unmarried.
ROBERT JAMES GERSTUNG. District Court, Dis-
trict 1, 1969. Born in Baltimore, May 18, 1932.
Attended Mount St. Joseph's High School; Villanova
University, B.S., 1954; University of Maryland, J.D.,
1957; Johns Hopkins University, M.L.A., 1970; attend-
ing St. Mary's University. Admitted to the Maryland
Bar, 1957. Administrator of Loan Laws for Maryland,
1967-1969. Associate professor in Political Science, Loy-
ola College; associate professor, University College, Uni-
versity of Maryland. Chairman, Judicial Institute of
Maryland; and Judicial Compensation Committee.
Baltimore Kicker's Club; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
Man of All Seasons Award, Thomas More Society, 1978.
Married; 5 children.
DARROW GLASER. District Court, District 11,
1982. Born in Hancock, November 6, 1930. Attended
Hancock High School; University of Maryland, B.A.,
1957; George Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1960.
Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 19GO. Served in the U.S.
Army, 1952-1954. Member, Washington County Bar
Association. Member, Maryland House of Delegates,
1971-1974; deputy state's attorney for Washington
County, 1975-1978; special counsel, Office of the Attor-
ney General of Maryland, 1978-1982. Conservation
Legislator of the Year, National Wildlife Federation
(Maryland), 1973. Member, American Legion Amvets;
Elks; Tonoloway Rod and Gun Club; Board of Trustees,
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Married; 4
PATRICIA SHIMANEK GRAHAM. District Court,
District 8, 1982 . Born in Baltimore, April 5, 1941.
Graduated from Maryvale School; Hollins College, B.A.,
1962; University of Baltimore, J.D., 1967. Admitted to
the Maryland Bar, 1972. Member, Maryland State and
Baltimore County Bar Associations.
THOMAS C. GROTON III. District Court, District 2,
1983. Born in Baltimore, August 6, 1947. Graduated
from St. Paul's Preparatory School; Washington and Lee
University, B.A., 1970; University of Baltimore School of
Law, J.D., 1974. Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1974.
Member, American, Maryland State, and Worcester
County Bar Associations; Association of Trial Lawyers
of America; National District Attorneys Association.
Deputy City Solicitor, Ocean City, 1978-1982; attorney,
Ocean City Board of Zoning Appeals and Ocean City
Planning and Zoning Commission, 1978-1983. Assistant
State's Attorney, Worcester County, 1979-1982; Assis-
tant Public Defender, Worcester County, 1982-1983.
Attorney for Planning Commission, Town of Snow Hill,
1981-1983. Married; 1 child.
EDWARD DEAL HARDESTY. District Court, District
8, 1971. Born in Baltimore City, December 11, 1930.
Attended Forest Park High School; University of
Baltimore, A.A., 1950; University of Baltimore Law
School, LL.B., 1953. Admitted to the Maryland Bar,
1953. Member, Baltimore County Bar Association. As-
sistant County Solicitor; deputy zoning commissioner,
and zoning commissioner, Baltimore County. Member,
Airport Zoning Board; Commission on Judicial Disabili-
ties. Member, Rotary Club of Arbutus. Three children.
EDWIN H. W. HARLAN, JR. District Court, District
9, 1978. Born in Baltimore, April 21, 1921. Attended
Episcopal High School, Alexandria, Virginia; Washing-
ton and Lee University, A.B., 1948; University of
Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1952. Admitted to the
Maryland Bar, 1952. Law clerk. Court of Appeals,
1952-1953. Served in the U.S. Army, 1942-1946, with
llth Airborne Div. in New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon,
Okinawa, and Japan. Member, Maryland State Bar
Association. Past President, Harford County Bar Associ-
ation, 1975-1976. State's attorney, Harford County,
1963-1978; attorney for the Liquor Control Board,
Harford County, 1955-1958. Married; 4 children.
LOUIS D. HARRINGTON. District Court, District 6,
1982. Born in Philadelphia, October 16, 1939. At-
tended Swarthmore College; Earlham College, B.A.,
1961; University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1963; George
Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1966. Admitted to
the Maryland Bar, 1966, District of Columbia Bar, 1966.
Member, American, Maryland State, Montgomery
County, and District of Columbia Bar Associations.
Member, Board of Examiners of Maryland Pilots,
1981-1982. Montgomery County Volunteer of the Year
Award, 1976. Married; 4 children.
GEORGE J. HELINSKI. District Court, District 1,
1982. Born in Baltimore, March 10, 1928. Attended
Mt. St. Joseph's High School; University of Baltimore,
A.A., 1950; University of Baltimore, J.D., 1953. Admit-
ted to the Maryland Bar, 1954. Served in the U.S. Coast
Guard, 1946-1947. Member, Maryland State and
Baltiinuic City Bar Associations; Trial Table Law Club.
Assistant state's attorney, Baltimore City, 1961-1964;
deputy state's attorney, Baltimore City, 1964-1970. Mar-
ried; 4 children.
BOND L. HOLFORD, SR. District Court, District 5,
1978. Born in Washington, D.C., May 12, 1921.
Graduated from Eastern High School, Washington,
D.C., 1942; George Washington University, A.A., 194&,
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1950.