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Roszel Cathcart Thomsen Edit Profile

judge , Lawyer

Roszel Cathcart Thomsen was a United States federal judge.

Education

University of Maryland School of Law. Johns Hopkins University.

Career

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Thomsen received a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 1919 and an LL.B. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1922. He was in private practice in Baltimore, Maryland from 1922 to 1954. Thomsen was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 11, 1954, and received his commission on May 12, 1954.

He served as chief judge from 1955 to 1970, and assumed senior status on January 31, 1971. Thomsen served in that capacity until his death, in 1992.

Connections

father:
William Edward Thomsen

mother:
Georgie A. (Cathcart) Thomsen

spouse:
Carol Griffing Wolf

child:
George Thomsen

child:
Grace Thomsen (Mistress Richard M. Babcock)

child:
Margaret Thomsen Moler Thomsen