History of the Federal Judiciary

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Thomsen, Roszel Cathcart
Born August 17, 1900, in Baltimore, MD
Died March 11, 1992

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 15, 1954, to a seat vacated by W. Calvin Chesnut. Confirmed by the Senate on May 11, 1954, and received commission on May 12, 1954. Served as chief judge, 1955-1970. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1971. Service terminated on March 11, 1992, due to death.

Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1919
University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1922

Professional Career:
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1922-1954


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