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Alexander Harvey II (May 3, 1923 – December 4, 2017) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

Alexander Harvey II
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland
In office
March 8, 1991 – December 4, 2017
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland
In office
1986–1991
Preceded byFrank Albert Kaufman
Succeeded byWalter Evan Black Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland
In office
September 22, 1966 – March 8, 1991
Appointed byLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byHarrison Lee Winter
Succeeded byDeborah K. Chasanow
Personal details
Born
Alexander Harvey II

(1923-05-03)May 3, 1923
Baltimore, Maryland
DiedDecember 4, 2017(2017-12-04) (aged 94)
Baltimore, Maryland
EducationYale University (B.A.)
Columbia Law School (LL.B.)

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Education and careerEdit

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Harvey was in the United States Army during World War II, from 1943 to 1946. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 1947, and a Bachelor of Laws from Columbia Law School in 1950. He was in private practice of law in Baltimore from 1950 to 1966, and was an assistant state attorney general of Maryland from 1955 to 1957.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

On September 9, 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated Harvey to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland vacated by Judge Harrison Lee Winter. Harvey was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 22, 1966, and received his commission the same day. He served as Chief Judge from 1986 to 1991, and assumed senior status on March 8, 1991, and took inactive status on January 30, 2004.[1] Harvey died on December 4, 2017, in Baltimore, at the age of 94.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Alexander Harvey II at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  2. ^ Kelly, Jacques. "Alexander Harvey II, retired federal judge, dies at 94".

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