Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on April 14, 1971; Confirmed by the Senate on April 29, 1971, and received commission on May 5, 1971. Assumed senior status on 1/23/1997. Service terminated on 3/19/1997, due to death.
Ohio Wesleyan University, A.B., 1945
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, LL.B., 1948
Artist Peter Evan Egeli (1934 – .) Like other members of his family, Mr. Egeli has spent his life pursuing art. At the age of five, he had his first lesson in perspective drawing. At 18, he studied at the Corcoran School Art. After a stint in the United States Marine Corps, he entered the Maryland Institute of Art where he won first prize in the Senior Concours. Thereafter, he attended the Arts Students League in New York and George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He later taught both drawing and painting at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
He is the former President and Fellow of the American Society of Marine Artists.
Mr. Egeli’s career as a portrait and marine artist has spanned decades. His portraits hang in boardrooms, in government and industrial spaces, and in academia.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, World War II
Legislative counsel to U.S. Rep. Frances P. Bolton, 1948-1949
Private practice, Washington, D.C., and Chevy Chase, Maryland, 1949-1971
Speech and debate coach, American University, 1954-1955
Special counsel to Montgomery County, Maryland, on Councilmanic Redistricting, 1965-1966
Member, Montgomery County Board of Appeals, Maryland, 1965-1967, Chairman, 1966-1967
General counsel, Maryland Public Service Commission, 1967-1971
Adjunct professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1975-1997