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John Cole Eldridge was state supreme court justice. Bar: Maryland 1960, District of Columbia 1961. Member Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Annapolis Yacht Club.


Eldridge, John Cole was born on November 13, 1933 in Baltimore. Son of Arthur Clement and Bertha Jean (Klitch) Eldridge.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1955;Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland., 1959.


Law clerk to chief judge, United States Court Appeals 4th Circuit, 1959-1961;trial attorney appellate section, civil division, Department Justice, 1961-1967;assistant chief appellate section, Department Justice, 1967-1969;chief legislation officer, counsel, Staff of Governor Maryland, 1969-1974;judge, Court Appeals Maryland, Annapolis, Maryland., since 1974. Chairman Maryland. Advisory Board Correction, 1969-1970. Director Annapolis Fine Arts Foundation, 1974-1977.


It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.


The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.


Church should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.


Member Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Annapolis Yacht Club.


Married Dayne S. Worsham, July 15, 1961. Children: Kathryn Chandler, John Cole.