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Northrop, Edward Skottowe

Born June 12, 1911, in Chevy Chase, MD
Died August 12, 2003, in Sandy Spring, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 23, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on September 1, 1961, and received commission on September 5, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1970-1981. Assumed senior status on June 12, 1981. Service terminated on August 12, 2003, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, 1985-1992

George Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1937

Professional Career:

Village manager, Chevy Chase, Maryland, 1935-1941
Village attorney, Chevy Chase, Maryland, 1941-1961
U.S. Navy commander, 1941-1945
Private practice, Rockville, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., 1945-1961
State senator, Maryland, 1954-1961; majority leader, 1958-1961
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 1979-1983