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Robert Dorsey Watkins, American Judge. Bar: Maryland. bar 1925. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers; member American Bar Association, Maryland. Bar Association, Baltimore Bar Association (president 1948-1949), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Watkins, Robert Dorsey was born on September 27, 1900 in Baltimore. Son of Joseph Marion and Harriett Isabelle (Strong) Watkins.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1922; Doctor of Philisophy, Johns Hopkins, 1925; Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland., 1925.

Career

Since practiced in, Baltimore Instructor law school, U. Maryland., 1925-1968; instructor commercial law, Johns Hopkins, 1926-1955; United States district judge, District Maryland, from 1955; senior judge, District Maryland.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maryland. bar 1925.

Works

Membership

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, Maryland. Bar Association, Baltimore Bar Association (president 1948-1949), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Son of Joseph Marion and Harriett Isabelle (Strong) W. M. Marion Turner, July 1, 1933. 1 daughter, Eileen Roberta Dorsey.

father:
Joseph Marion Watkins

mother:
Harriett Isabelle (Strong) Watkins

spouse:
Marion Turner