Born:  September 20, 1912
Washington, D.C.

Died: September 4, 1992
Washington, D.C.

John Lewis Smith Jr.

Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on October 6, 1966; Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1981 – 1982. Assumed senior status on 1/31/1983. Service terminated on 9/4/1992, due to death.

Princeton University, A.B., 1935
Georgetown University Law School, LL.B., 1938
Georgetown University Law School, LL.M., 1939

Known for her portraits and murals, Ms. Marcella Comes (1905 – ) has exhibited at the Carnegie Institute, the Corcoran Gallery, and at the Society of Washington Artists. She studied at the Carnegie Mellon Technical Institute.

Professional Career:

Assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, 1940-1946
U.S. Army Air Corps Lieutenant Colonel, 1942-1946
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1946-1956
Commissioner, District of Columbia Public Utilities Commission, 1956-1957
Associate judge, District of Columbia Court of General Sessions, 1957-1959
Chief judge, District of Columbia Court of General Sessions, 1959-1966