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John Edwin Cograve

John Edwin Cograve was American judge. Bar: Virginia 1959. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1951-1954.


  • Cograve, John Edwin was born on December 29, 1929 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of John Roscoe Cograve and Eleanor Frances (Reus) Rosenburg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1959.


    • Member office general counsel Federal Aviation Administration, 1959-1960, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, 1960-1965, deputy general counsel, 1965-1974, chief administrative law judge, 1974-1986, managing director, 1986-1987. Judge Municipal Court, Charles Town, West Virginia, 1987-1994, retired, 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1959.


    1st lieutenant United States Army, 1951-1954.


    • Married Mary Claire Carpenter, August 23, 1952. Children: John, Karen, Joan.
    • father: John Roscoe Cograve Rosenburg
    • mother: Eleanor Frances (Reus) Rosenburg
    • spouse: Mary Claire Carpenter
    • children: John Cograve
    • Karen Cograve
    • Joan Cograve
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    Died July 17, 1997
    (aged 67)