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Edward Skottowe Northrop

Biography of Edward Skottowe Northrop

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Northrop
  • First Name: Edward
  • Middle Name: Skottowe
  • Date of Birth: June , 12 , 1911
  • Place of Birth (POB): Chevy Chase , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Date of Death: August , 12 , 2003
  • Place of Death (POD): Sandy Spring , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Edward Skottowe Northrop Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Maryland
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John F. Kennedy ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/23/1961
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 75 Stat. 80
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/23/1961
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 08/31/1961
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/01/1961
  • Commission Date: 09/05/1961
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1970
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1981
  • Retirement from Active Service: 06/12/1981
  • Date of Termination: 08/12/2003
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Edward Skottowe Northrop in the Law School

  • Name of School: George Washington University Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1937

Edward Skottowe Northrop Career Path


  • 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


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