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Sobeloff, Simon E.

Born December 3, 1894, in Baltimore, MD
Died July 11, 1973, in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 12, 1956, to a seat vacated by Morris Ames Soper. Confirmed by the Senate on July 16, 1956, and received commission on July 18, 1956. Served as chief judge, 1958-1964. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1970. Service terminated on July 11, 1973, due to death.

University of Maryland School of Law (now Francis King Carey School of Law), LL.B., 1915

Professional Career:

Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1914-1919, 1923-1927, 1934-1943, 1947-1952
Assistant city solicitor, Baltimore, Maryland, 1919-1923
Deputy city solicitor, Baltimore, Maryland, 1927-1930
U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland, 1931-1934
City solicitor, Baltimore, Maryland, 1943-1947
Chairman, Commission on the Administrative Organization of the State of Maryland, 1951-1952
Chief judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1952-1954
Solicitor general of the United States, 1954-1956
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1958-1964

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, July 14, 1955; no Senate vote