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.

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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