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H. Carl Moultrie, American judge. Bar: District of Columbia.


Moultrie, H. Carl was born on April 3, 1915 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of William Edward and Annie (Boree) Moultrie.


AB, Lincoln University, 1936. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Lincoln University, 1938. Doctor of Laws, Lincoln University, 1979.

Master of Arts, New York University, 1952. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1956. Graduate certified Judicial College, University Nevada, 1973.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, College Charleston, 1984.


Columnist Wilmington (North Carolina) Journal, 1938-1943. Executive director Wilmington Boys Club, 1938-1940. Probation truant officer Wilmington, 1940-1941.

Manager Hillcrest Housing Project, 1941-1949. National executive secretary Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., 1949-1972, national executive secretary emeritus, since 1972. Member firm Cobb, Howard, Hayes & Windsor, Washington, 1957-1972.

Judge Superior Court of District of Columbia, since 1972, chief judge, since 1978. Member advisory council Independence Federal Savings & Loan Association, 1969-1972.


  • Bar: District of Columbia.


Secretary National Guardsmen's, Inc., 1948-1949. Vice president Bloomingdale Civic Association, Washington, 1955-1957. Chairman District of Columbia Housing Committee, Inter-Boundary Neighborhood Council, 1958-1959.

President District of Columbia branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1964-1968, chairman legal redress committee, 1969-1972. Finance chairman District of Columbia D.F.F.P.A., 1965-1966, District of Columbia Coalition of Conscience, 1965-1967. Chairman jurisdiction committee National Pan Hellenic Council, 1967-1968.

Member Mayor's Committee on Public Safety, 1968, Mayor's Economic Development Committee, 1970-1973. Vice president District of Columbia Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association, 1971-1973, board directors, 1968-1971. Chairman nominating committee Health and Welfare Council, 1971-1973.

Chairman District of Columbia Commission on Human Rights, 1971-1972. Member Mayor's Advisory Committee on Narcotics Addiction Prevention and Rehabilitation, 1972-1973. President, board directors Community Boys Club, 1947-1949.

Board directors Community Chest, Wilmington, 1941-1943, Council of Churches, Washington, 1965-1966, Neighborhood Legal Services Project, 1968-1971, District of Columbia Commission on Academy Facilities, 1968-1974, Northeast Neighborhood Council, Inc., 1969-1970, American Lung Association, Bureau of Rehabilitation, District of Columbia Citizens for Better Public Education, Washington Heart Association. Chairman board directors Housing Development Corporation, 1970-1973. Member national executive committee, chairman board directors Opportunity Industrialization Centers, 1980.

Member executive committee VOICE, 1970-1973. President board trustees Northeastern Presbyterian Church, 1975-1980. Member executive board Pre-Trial Services Agency, since 1979.

Del 6th United Nations World Conference on Crime, 1980. Member study commission District of Columbia Corrections Committee, 1985. Member American Bar Association (advisory committee on youth alcohol and drug problems 1985), National Bar Association, Washington Bar Association (director 1966-1972), District of Columbia Bar Association (director 1968-1970, past committee chairman), Federal Bar Association, American Judges Association, American Judicature Society, District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Delta Tau.


Married Sara Avant, December 24, 1941. 1 son, H. Carl World War II.

William Edward Moultrie

Annie (Boree) Moultrie

Sara Avant