James Harry Covington

Personal

Birthday: 
5/3/1870
Birthplace: 
Talbot County, MD
Date of Death: 
2/4/1942
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Easton, Maryland, 1894-
State`s attorney, Talbot County, Maryland, 1903-1908
U.S. representative from Maryland, 1909-1914
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1918-1942
Professor of law, Georgetown University, 1914-1919
Member, U.S. Railroad Wage Commission, 1918

Education

Name of School: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Unlike most law schools that remain isolated from their universities, Penn Law has followed the opposite path, nurturing relationships with as fine an array of law-related professional schools as you will find in the country. Students can easily enhance their first-rate legal education through study in many associated disciplines, either through matriculation in a joint degree program or by taking up to four courses in other departments.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1894

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia], Chief Justice
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Woodrow Wilson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/15/1914
Termination Date: 
5/31/1918
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
Advertisement