Judicial Portraits
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Harry Covington Covington, J. Harry

Dates Served
1914 - 1918

Biographical Sketch
Born 5/3/1870 in Talbot County, MD
Died 2/4/1942 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Chief Justice, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia] Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on June 8, 1914; Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1914, and received commission on June 15, 1914. Service terminated on 5/31/1918, due to resignation.

University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1894

Professional Career:
Private practice, Easton, Maryland, 1894-
State’s attorney, Talbot County, Maryland, 1903-1908
U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1909-1914
Private practice, Washington, DC, 1918-1942
Professor of law, Georgetown University, 1914-1919
Member, U.S. Railroad Wage Commission, 1918

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