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ALEXANDER HARVEY II (1923-2017)
Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, February 1986 to March 1991.
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, September 1966 to February 1986.
Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, March 8, 1991 to January 30, 2004.

Assistant attorney general for Maryland, 1955-57. Member, Committee to Study the Administration of the Blue Sky Law of Maryland, 1961-62; Coordinating Committee for Multiple Litigation, 1968-73; Speedy Trial Planning Group for Maryland, 1975; Committee on the Administration of the Criminal Law, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1975-83 (chair, 1978-83); Committee on District Judge Education, Federal Judicial Center, 1989-92.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, May 3, 1923. Served in U.S. Army, 1943-46, achieving rank of 1st Lieutenant (Air Medal, Oak Leaf Cluster, 1945 European Theater of Operations). Yale University, B.A., 1947 (Phi Beta Kappa); Columbia University Law School, LL.B., 1950. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1950. Attorney, Ober, Grimes & Stinson, 1950-55, 1957-66. Member, American and Maryland State Bar Associations; Baltimore City Bar Association (grievance committee, 1960-62); American Bar Foundation; American Judicature Society; Maritime Law Association. President, District Judges Association of the Fourth Circuit, 1988-90. Member, Maryland Club; Elkridge Club; Yale Club of New York City; Fishers Island Club; Lawyers' Round Table. Former member, Wranglers Law Club. Died in Woodbrook, Baltimore, Maryland, December 4, 2017.

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