History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Young, Joseph H.
Born 1922 in Hagerstown, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on July 19, 1971, to a seat vacated by R. Dorsey Watkins. Confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 1971, and received commission on July 29, 1971. Assumed senior status on August 1, 1987.

Education:
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1948
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, Infantry, 1942-1946
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1951-1971
Instructor, Johns Hopkins University School of Law, 1954-1964

 

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