FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND

ORPHANS' COURT

FORMER JUDGES


JAMES S. GRIMES
Judge (Republican), 2006-10



Judge, Orphans' Court, Frederick County, December 2006 to December 13, 2010.

Board of Alderman, City of Frederick, 1978-82, 1990-94. Member, Planning Commission, City of Frederick, 1982-86.

Mayor, City of Frederick, 1994-2002.

Board of Directors, Citizens Nursing Home, Frederick County, 1985-88. Member, Task Force to Study Motor Vehicle Liens, Regulation of Towing Practices, and the Dispostion of Unclaimed Vehicles, 1997-98.

Born in Lewistown, Maryland, 1941. Attended Frederick High School, Frederick, Maryland. Served in U.S. Army. Businessman. Founder, Grimes Truck Center, 1961. Boss Hoss Motorcycle Dealer Sales and Service, 2005-; Ridley Motorcycle Dealer Sales and Service, 2005-. Auto, Truck and Farm Machinery Repair, 1967-2006. President, Board of Directors, The Great Frederick Fair, 1992-94, 2010-12 (vice-president, 2009-10). Member, Frederick County Agricultural Society, Inc. Board of Directors, Frederick County National Bank; BB&T Bank; Hood College; Lewistown Volunteer Fire Company; Frederick Memorial Hospital. Founder and first president, Lewistown Volunteer Fire Department, 1970-72. Member, Lions Club of Frederick (past president). Past member, Maryland Municipal League. Dealer of the Year Award, Boss Hoss Motorcycle, 2008. Good Samaritan of the Year, Frederick Memorial Hospital, 2013. Member, Calvary United Methodist Church, Frederick, Maryland.

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