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John Hargrove

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John Hargrove
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #9
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   2/10/1984 - 2/20/1994
Senior:   2/21/1994 - 4/1/1997
Preceded by:   Shirley Jones
Succeeded by:   Catherine Blake
Personal History
Born:   1923
Deceased:   1997
Undergraduate:   Howard University (1947)
Law School:   University of Maryland School of Law (1950)

John Raymond Hargrove, Sr. (1923-1997) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.[1]

Hargrove was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on January 30, 1984, to a seat vacated by Shirley Jones; he was confirmed by the Senate on February 9, 1984, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on February 21, 1994, and served in that capacity until his death on April 1, 1997.[1] Hargrove was succeeded in this position by Catherine Blake.

Early life and education

  • Howard University, B.A., 1947
  • University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1950[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sergeant, 1943-1946
  • Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1950-1955
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maryland, 1955-1957
  • Deputy U.S. attorney, District of Maryland, 1957-1962
  • Associate judge, People's Court of Baltimore City, Maryland, 1962-1963
  • Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1963-1968
  • Associate judge, Municipal Court, Baltimore, Maryland, 1968-1971
  • Administrative judge, District Court of Maryland, District No. 1, Baltimore, Maryland, 1971-1974
  • Associate judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, Maryland, 1974-1984
  • Juvenile Court judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1977-1980[1]

Judicial career

District of Maryland

Hargrove was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on January 30, 1984, to a seat vacated by Shirley Jones; he was confirmed by the Senate on February 9, 1984, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on February 21, 1994, and served in that capacity until his death on April 1, 1997.[1] Hargrove was succeeded in this position by Catherine Blake.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Shirley Jones
District of Maryland
1984–1994
Seat #9
Succeeded by:
Catherine Blake