Edward Skottowe Northrop

Personal

Birthday: 
6/12/1911
Birthplace: 
Chevy Chase, MD
Date of Death: 
8/12/2003
Place of Death: 
Sandy Spring, MD
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 

George Washington University Law School

Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school is located on the GW campus in the downtown neighborhood familiarly known as Foggy Bottom. The law school has a total enrollment of about 2,000 students. Approximately 1,400 students are in the full-time division for the JD degree and 300 are enrolled in the part-time division. 300 students, many from abroad, are enrolled in graduate law degree programs.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1937

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Maryland
Court Name: 

Maryland District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/5/1961
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/12/1981
Termination Date: 
8/12/2003
Termination Reason: 
Death
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