JOHN J. BISHOP, JR., Judge, Court of Special Appeals, At Large, 1981-96. Retired July 1, 1996. Member, Executive Committee, Maryland Judicial Conference, 1985-88 (chair, 1987-88).
Past member, Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Committee, 3rd Judicial Circuit. Member, State Senate, representing District 10, and District 13, Baltimore County, 1967-81. Minority Whip. Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee; Executive Nominations Committee. Chair, Special Committee to Study the Mental Health Laws. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, December 6, 1927. Attended Baltimore parochial schools; Loyola College; Towson State College; University of Baltimore; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1951. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1954. Served in U.S. Coast Guard. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (past member, board of governors); Baltimore County Bar Association. Delegate, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University, 1968. Instructor (political science), University of Baltimore, 1980. Instructor (state & local government), University of Maryland School of Law, 1982-87. Received numerous distinguished service awards and citations.
July 18, 2000
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