Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Kathryn J. DuFour (1910-2005)
MSA SC 3520-11468


Articles -

"Maryland's First Woman Judge Sworn In." The Evening Star, 13 May 1955.

"Mrs. Lawlor, Anderson Win Judgeships."  unidentified newspaper, 1956.

"Vote for Judge Kathryn J. Lawlor."  Bethesda Record, 1 November 1956.

"First Lady Judge Once Was Actress." Montgomery County Sentinel, 10 October 1957.

"History Of Women's Fight For Rights Traced By Judge."  undated, unidentified newspaper.

Lawlor, Kathryn J., and Steed Evans.  "I Am a Judge."  Montgomery County Sentinel, 8 May 1958.

"Montgomery County's First Woman Judge." The Star Magazine, 10 January 1960.

"Circuit Court Proceedings In Carl Estep's Sentencing."  Montgomery County Sentinel, 16 January 1962.

"No Prejudice."  Montgomery County Sentinel, 16 January 1962.

Douglas, Walter B.  "Judge Gives Life Sentence To Md. Slayer."  The Washington Post, 24 June 1965.

"Headliner; More on Judges."  Maryland News, 8 December 1966.

Day, Jane.  "Judge Kathryn Shook Looks Forward to Senior Judge Role."  Montgomery County Sentinel, 29 December 1966.

"Judge Shook In Line For Top Court Post." Maryland Monitor, 30 December 1966.

"Shook to Pass Judgment on Other Judges." Montgomery County Sentinel, 19 January 1967.

Byron, Wick.  "Only the Beginning." Maryland News, 9 February 1967.

Newman, Vera.  "Judge Shook Adds Color and Controversy to Courthouse."  Montgomery County Sentinel, 5 February 1970.

"Circuit Chief Judge Title Won by Shook."  unidentified newspaper, 1966.

"Retirement Smile."  Montgomery County Sentinel, 19 August, 1971.

"Kathy Leary's Column:  The Judge is Wed."  undated, unidentified newspaper.

Durcanin, Cynthia.  "In 1955, woman judge greeted with skepticism."  Journal, 18 September 1985.

Thurlow, Katharine. "Profiles." The Maryland Bar Journal 19, no. 5 (June 1986), 24-25.

"Retired judge supports school vouchers." The Florida Catholic, 29 October 1998.

"Kathryn J. DuFour Receives Gibbons Medal." CUA Magazine, Fall 1999.

"Cardinal Gibbons Medal."  CUA Magazine, no date.

"Pioneering Judge Kathryn DuFour Dies." The Washington Post, 10 February 2005.

Books -

Radoff, Morris L., comp.  Maryland Manual 1953-1954.  Annapolis:  The Hall of Records Commission, 1953.

-----. Maryland Manual 1971-1972.  Annapolis:  The Hall of Records Commission, 1972.

Other sources -

Correspondence with Governor Marvin Mandel in Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (General File) MSA S1041-1927, 2/40/4/23.

Correspondence with Governor Marvin Mandel in Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (General File) MSA S1041-1979, 2/41/1/13.

Correspondence with Governor Marvin Mandel in Maryland State Archives GOVERNOR (General File) MSA S1041-2059, 2/41/2/34.

Judge DuFour's list of personal "firsts," undated.

Judge DuFour's remarks on sentencing in the case of State of Maryland v. Stull, Cr. No. 5993, 23 June 1965.

"Kathryn J. DuFour:  A Chronology."  Courtesy of the Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library, The Catholic University of America.

Telegram from James R. Miller, Jr., U.S. District Judge, on the occasion of Judge DuFour's retirement

WTOP Editorial of 25 and 26 July 1965.

Return to Kathryn DuFour's Introductory Page

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