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John Raymond Hargrove

Biography of John Raymond Hargrove Sr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Hargrove
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Raymond
  • Generational Suffix: Sr.
  • Date of Birth: October , 25 , 1923
  • Place of Birth (POB): Atlantic City , New Jersey (US-NJ, NJ, 34, N.J.)
  • Date of Death: April , 1 , 1997
  • Place of Death (POD): Ashburton , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: African American

John Raymond Hargrove Sr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Maryland
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/30/1984
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Jones , Shirley B.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/30/1984
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/08/1984
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/09/1984
  • Commission Date: 02/10/1984
  • Retirement from Active Service: 02/21/1994
  • Date of Termination: 04/01/1997
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Raymond Hargrove Sr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Howard University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1947

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Maryland School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1950

John Raymond Hargrove Sr. Career Path


  • U.S. Army sergeant, Corps of Engineers, 1943-1946
  • Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1950-1955, 1963-1968
  • 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
  • Associate judge, Baltimore [Maryland] Municipal Court, 1968-1971
  • Administrative judge, District Court of Maryland, Baltimore City, 1971-1974
  • Associate judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City [Maryland], 1974-1984; juvenile court judge, 1977-1980
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, November 10, 1983; no Senate vote


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