History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
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.

Education:
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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