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John Alfred Terry

John Alfred Terry, American Senior Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Bar: District of Columbia 1960. Member District of Columbia Bar (board governors 1977-1982), American Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Terry, John Alfred was born on May 6, 1933 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Robert Samuel and Julia Berenice (Collins) Terry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Yale University, 1954. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1960.

    Career

    • Assistant United States attorney for District of Columbia United States Department Justice, 1962-1967. Staff attorney National Commission Reform of Federal Criminal Laws, Washington, 1967-1968. Private practice law, 1968-1969.

      Chief appellate division United States Attorney' General’ s Office for District of Columbia United States Department Justice, 1969-1982. Judge District of Columbia Court Appeals, 1982—2006, senior judge, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1960.

    Membership

    Member District of Columbia Bar (board governors 1977-1982), American Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Samuel Terry
    • mother: Julia Berenice (Collins) Terry
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    Born March 6, 1933
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