Joseph Clemens Howard

Personal

Birthday: 
12/9/1922
Birthplace: 
Des Moines, IA
Date of Death: 
9/16/2000
Place of Death: 
Pikesville, MD
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1944-1947
U.S. Army Reserve, 1947-1955
Probation officer, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City [Maryland], 1958-1960
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1960-1964
Assistant state`s attorney, Baltimore, Maryland, 1964-1967; chief of trial section, 1966-1967
Assistant city solicitor, Baltimore, Maryland, 1967-1968
Judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City [Maryland], 1968-1979; chief judge, 1975-1976

Education

Name of School: 
University of Iowa
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1950
Name of School - Second: 

Drake University Law School

Drake Law School prepares outstanding lawyers who will promote justice, serve as leaders in their communities and the legal profession, and respond to the call of public service. We are a welcoming and inclusive community distinguished by an accessible faculty and staff and a collegial student body. We provide an exceptional learning environment that integrates legal theory and the development of professional skills; promotes critical thinking and effective problem solving; examines international perspectives; and instills the ideals of ethics and professionalism.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1955
Name of School - Third: 
Drake University
Degree - Third: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Third: 
1957
Name of School - Fourth: 

Drake University Law School

Drake Law School prepares outstanding lawyers who will promote justice, serve as leaders in their communities and the legal profession, and respond to the call of public service. We are a welcoming and inclusive community distinguished by an accessible faculty and staff and a collegial student body. We provide an exceptional learning environment that integrates legal theory and the development of professional skills; promotes critical thinking and effective problem solving; examines international perspectives; and instills the ideals of ethics and professionalism.

Degree - Fourth: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Fourth: 
1968

Judicial Career

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

Maryland District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/5/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/15/1991
Termination Date: 
9/16/2000
Termination Reason: 
Death
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