state's attorney, Montgomery County, 1971; judge,
Maryland District Court, Montgomery County,
1971-78. Married; 2 children.
JAMES C. CAWOOD, JR. 5th Judicial Circuit, 1982-.
Born in Washington, D.C., June 4, 1936. St. Ansclm's
Priory High School; Georgetown University, A.B.
(magna cum laude), 1958; Georgetown University Law
School, LL.B., 1961. Admitted to the Maryland and
District of Columbia Bars, 1961. Served in U.S. Marine
Corps Reserve, 1953-64. Member, American, Maryland
State and District of Columbia Bar Associations. Secre-
tary, Litigation Section, Maryland State Bar Associa-
tion. Trustee, Anne Arundel County Bar Association.
Member, Power Plant Siting Program, 1971-82 (chair-
man, 1978-82). Member, Londontowne Publik House
Commission. Married; 7 children.
HOWARD S. CHASANOW. 7th Judicial Circuit,
1977-. Born in Washington, D.C., April 3, 1937. Uni-
versity of Maryland, B.A., 1958; University of Maryland
School of Law, J.D., 1961; Harvard Law School, LL.M.,
1962. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1961. Served in U.S.
Air Force. Member, Maryland State Bar Association;
member, Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and
Procedure (chairman. Criminal Law Subcommittee); vi-
ce-chairman, Maryland Sentencing Guidelines Advisory
Board; director. Prince George's County Bar Associa-
tion; former chairman, Maryland State Bar Association
Judicial Administration Section; former chairman,
Prince George's County Bar Association Professional
Ethics Committee, 1973-78; former chairman, Judicial
Conference Criminal Law Committee, 1976-79; former
chairman, Maryland State Bar Association Criminal
Law Section. Former assistant and deputy state's attor-
ney for Prince George's County, 1963-69; judge, Dis-
trict Court of Maryland, 1971-77; lecturer. University
of Maryland School of Law, 1973-; faculty member,
National Judicial College, Reno, Nevada, 1980-; Ameri-
can Academy of Judicial Education, Washington, D. C..
Married; 1 child.
FRANK E. CICONE. 3rd Judicial Circuit, 1974-; Chief
Judge and Circuit Administrative Judge. Born in Italy,
May 26, 1920. Attended Pennsylvania public schools;
Georgetown University, B.S., 1948; University of Balti-
more Law School, LL.B., 1956. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1958. Served in U.S. Army and retired as Major
due to wounds sustained in combat. Member, American
Justinian Society; Associated Italian-American Chari-
ties. Married; 3 children.
GUY J. CICONE. 5th Judicial Circuit, 1976-. Born in
Weirton, West Virginia, September 20, 1918. Baltimore
City College; University of Maryland; Loyola College,
B.S., 1957; University of Maryland, LL.B., 1952. Admit-
ted to Maryland Bar, 1952. Served in U.S. Armed
Forces; discharged as Major. Assistant city solicitor,
Baltimore City, 1958-59; assistant attorney general for
Maryland, 1962-76; master examiner, Circuit Court for
Howard County, 1971-76. Member, Second District
Democratic Club; Order of the Sons of Italy, Howard
County; Fort Meade Golf Club. Married.
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RICHARD JOHN CLARK. 7th Judicial Circuit,
1980-. Bom in Washington, D.C., June 20, 1942. Gon-
zaga College High School, Washington, D.C.; Catholic
University of America; University of Maryland, B.A.,
1965; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B.,
1969. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1969. Juvenile master
for Charles County; public defender. District 4. Associ-
ate judge. District Court of Maryland, 1976-80. Mem-
ber, Knights of Columbus. Married; 2 children.
DONALDSON CRAIG COLE, JR. 2nd Judicial Cir-
cuit, 1980-. Born in Perry ville, September 4, 1934.
Dickinson College, B.A., 1956; University of Maryland
School of Law, J.D., 1961; City of London College,
London, England, course in international law. Admitted
to Maryland Bar, 1961. Served in U.S. Army, 1956-58.
Member, Cecil County Bar Association (past president);
Maryland State's Attorneys Association (past vice-presi-
dent); National District Attorneys Association. State's
Attorney for Cecil County, 1967-80. Married; 2 chil-
JOHN PRINTZ CORDERMAN. 4th Judicial Circuit,
1977-. Bom in Hagerstown, May 14, 1942. Attended
Hagerstown public schools; Hagerstown Junior College;
University of Maryland, B.A., 1965; University of
Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1968. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1968. Member, American, Maryland
State and Washington County Bar Associations. Ameri-
can Bar Association House of Delegates, 1983-88.
Maryland State Bar Association Board of Governors
(1972-76, 1981-87), Executive Committee (1981-85;
president-elect, 1983-84; president, 1984-85); Judicial
Conference Legislative Committee (1978-81), Executive
Committee (1981-85). Fellow, American Bar Founda-
tion; Maryland Bar Foundation. Member, American Ju-
dicature Society; Association of Trial Lawyers of
America. Deputy State's Attorney, Washington County,
1971-74. Maryland State Senate, 1975-77. Washington
County Outstanding Young Man, 1974; Legislator of
the Year, Maryland State's Attorneys Association, 1976.
Married; 3 children.
ARRIE W. DA VIS. 8th Judicial Circuit, 1983-. Born in
Baltimore, July 21, 1940. Frederick Douglass Senior
High; Morgan State University, B.A., 1963; New York
University, M.A., 1966; University of Baltimore School
of Law, J.D., 1969. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1969.
Member, Maryland State, Baltimore City and Monu-
mental City Bar Associations. Bailiff to the Supreme
Bench of Baltimore, 1968-69. Assistant state's attorney,
Baltimore City, 1970-71; assistant attorney general,
1971-79; counsel to Division of Correction, Office of the
Attorney General, 1979-81. Judge, District 1, District
Court of Maryland, 1981-83. Married; 2 children.
EDWARD A. DeWATERS, JR. 3rd Judicial Circuit,
1972-; Administrative Judge, Baltimore County. Born
in Havre de Grace, October 28, 1938. Georgetown Prep;
Fordham University, B.S.S., 1960; University of Mary-
land School of Law, J.D., 1964; National Judicial Col-
lege, University of Nevada, graduate, 1977. Admitted to
Maryland Bar, 1964. Member, Maryland State and Bal-
timore County Bar Associations. Former assistant
state's attorney, Baltimore County; executive assistant