History of the Federal Judiciary


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Winter, Harrison Lee
Born April 18, 1921, in Baltimore, MD
Died April 10, 1990, in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Received a recess appointment from John F. Kennedy on November 9, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80; nominated to the same position by John F. Kennedy on January 15, 1962. Confirmed by the Senate on February 7, 1962, and received commission on February 17, 1962. Service terminated on June 27, 1966, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on June 13, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 1966, and received commission on June 24, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1981-1989. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1990. Service terminated on April 10, 1990, due to death.

Education:
Johns Hopkins University, A.B., 1942
University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1944

Professional Career:
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1945-1959
Assistant attorney general, State of Maryland, 1948-1951
Deputy attorney general, State of Maryland, 1954-1955
City solicitor, Baltimore, Maryland, 1959-1961

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