[photo, John C. Eldridge, Court of Appeals Judge] JOHN COLE (JACK) ELDRIDGE (1933-2018)
Judge, Court of Appeals, 5th Appellate Judicial Circuit (Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles & St. Mary's counties), January 7, 1974 to November 13, 2003. Retired November 13, 2003. Member, Library Committee, State Law Library; Business and Technology Division Task Force, 2000.

Trial Attorney, 1961-67, and Assistant Chief, 1967-69, Appellate Section, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice.

Chief Legislative Officer, Office of Governor, 1969-74.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, November 13, 1933. Attended Baltimore County public schools; Gilman School, Baltimore, Maryland; Harvard College, B.A., 1955; Harvard Law School; University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1959 (order of the coif, national law school honor society). Law clerk to Judge Simon E. Sobeloff, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1960. Member, Maryland State Bar Association; Anne Arundel County Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar Association. Award for Ten Best Maryland Administrative Law Decisions, Administrative Law Section, Maryland State Bar Association, 2003. Member, Annapolis Yacht Club. Died in Annapolis, Maryland, July 28, 2018.

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