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State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1976-83; Contract As-
sistant Public Defender, Baltimore City, 1983-84. Mem-
ber, Heuisler Honor Society; listed in American Hellenic
Who's Who in Business and the Professions.
Law Faculty, University of Baltimore School of Law,
1986-; Adjunct Faculty, Loyola College, 1987. Board of
Trustees, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church,
1983-(treasurer, 1983-84; vice-president, 1984-). Presi-
dent, Greek School Board of St. Nicholas Greek Ortho-
dox Church, 1984-86. Member, AF&AM; Boumi
Shrine, Baltimore; York Rite; Scottish Rite; Order of
AHEPA. Married; 4 children.

JOHN CHARLES TRACEY. District Court, District
6, 1970-. Born in Silver Spring, February 27, 1932.
United States Capitol Page School, 1942-50; University
of Maryland, B.A., 1957; University of Maryland School
of Law, LL.B., 1958, J.D., 1969. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1958. Served in U.S. Marine Corps during Korean
War. Member, Maryland State and Montgomery Coun-
ty Bar Associations; American Judicature Society; Na-
tional Council of Juvenile Court Judges. Chairman,
Maryland Task Force on Permanency Planning. Mem-
ber, Judicial Conference Committee on Juvenile and
Family Law. Member, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity;
Executive Board, Law Related Education Project. For-
mer chairman, Section Council, Juvenile and Family
Law Committee, Maryland State Bar Association. For-
mer member, Executive Committee, Montgomery Coun-
ty Bar Association. Master for Juvenile Causes, Mont-
gomery County, 1966-67. Judge, People's Court for
Montgomery County, 1970. Member, Hiram Lodge
#10; Mithras Lodge of Perfection, A.A.S.R.; Almas
Temple Shrine; life member. Order of Demolay;
Founder, Montgomery County Boys and Girls Home;
Drug Action Coalition of Montgomery County. Former
director. Silver Spring YMCA; Boy Scouts of America;
Community Psychiatric Clinic. Lecturer on the Juvenile
Justice System. Member, Ager Road United Methodist
Church. Married G. Ethelynde Taylor of Princess Anne,
Md.; 5 children, 2 grandchildren.

JACK R. TURNEY. District Court, District 12, 1982-.
Born in Accident, June 2, 1932. Graduated from West-
ern Maryland College, 1956; George Washington Uni-
versity School of Law, 1959. Admitted to Maryland Bar,
1959. Served in U.S. Air Force, 1949-52. Member,
American and Maryland State Bar Associations; Mary-
land Trial Lawyers Associations. Listed in Who's Who
in Colleges and Universities;
president, senior class,
Western Maryland College; fraternity president. West-
ern Maryland College. Attorney for Garrett County,
1966-82. Four children.

JAMES N. VAUGHAN. District Court, District 10,
1982-. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, December 29,
1934. University of Baltimore, A.A., 1954; Mt. Vernon
Law School, LL.B., 1960. Admitted to Maryland Bar,
1960. Served in U.S. Army, 1957; Maryland National
Guard, 1957-63. Member, American, Maryland State
and Howard County Bar Associations. Deputy state's
attorney, Howard County, 1966; assistant county solici-
tor, Howard County, 1967-73; examiner for Howard

District Court Biographies/513

County Circuit Court, 1967-70. Democratic State Cen-
tral Committee, Howard County, 1970-74. Married; 1

CORNELIUS J. VAUGHEY. District Court, District
6, 1984-. Born in Far Rockaway, New York, August
16, 1938. Villanova University, B.S. in Economics, 1961;
University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1965.
Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1968. Member, Montgom-
ery County Bar Association. Law clerk for Hon. Walter
H. Moorman, Circuit Court for Montgomery County,
1968-69. Member, Board of Appeals, City ofRockville,
1973-76 (chairman, 1974). Domestic Relations Master,
Circuit Court for Montgomery County, 1980-84. Mar-
ried; 2 children.

BLANCHE G. WAHL. District Court, District 1,
1977-. Born in Staten Island, New York, September 19,
1917. Attended New York public schools; Brooklyn
College of the City University of New York; Brooklyn
Law School of St. Lawrence University, LL.B., 1938.
Admitted to the New York Bar, 1939; Maryland Bar,
1952. Member, Maryland State and Baltimore City Bar
Associations. Assistant city solicitor and chief city solic-
itor, Baltimore City Solicitor's Office, 1957 -77. Mar-
ried; 3 children.

trict 2, 1987-. Bom in Washington, D.C., August 15,
1941. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School; University of
the South, B.A., 1963; George Washington University
Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1966. U.S. Air Force, cap-
tain, 1966-71. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1967. Mem-
ber, American and Wicomico County Bar Associations;
Maryland State's Attorneys' Association (past presi-
dent); National District Attorneys Association; NITA
Advocates Association. Assistant State's Attorney,
Prince George's County, 1971-72. Assistant State's At-
torney, Wicomico County, 1972-73. State's Attorney,
Wicomico County, 1975-87. Member, State's Attorneys'
Coordination Council, 1979-81. Divorced; 1 child.

KENNETH A. WILCOX. District Court, District 3,
1973-; Administrative Judge. Juvenile Court Judge,
Cecil County. Born in Eden, New York, August 16,
1927. Attended New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland
public schools; University of Maryland, B.S., 1950; Uni-
versity of Baltimore, J.D., 1962. Admitted to Maryland
Bar, 1962. Served in U.S. Navy. Member, Maryland
State Bar Association; Cecil County Bar and Law Libra-
ry Association; Susquehana Law Club. Trial Magistrate,
1967. Mayor, Town of Elkton, 1967-71. Assistant
State's Attorney for Cecil County, 1971-73. Court Au-
ditor for Circuit Court of Cecil County; substitute chair-
man, Cecil County Property Review Board; chairman,
Executive Committee, Judicial Conference, 1982-83.
Former member, Elkton Kiwanis Club; Elkton
Optomist Club. District chairman. Boy Scouts of
America; Board of Directors, Upper Chesapeake Water
Shed Association; past director, Cecil County YMCA;
past member, Executive Steering Committee, Big Elk
Creek Water Shed Committee; past director, Executive
Council, Maryland Municipal League; past president,
Sons of the American Revolution; Cecil County Histori-
cal Society; active in other charitable organizations.


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