Edward Skottowe Northrop
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|Judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review|
January 11, 1985 – January 10, 1992
|Preceded by||James Barrett|
|Succeeded by||Bobby Baldock|
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland|
September 23, 1970 – June 12, 1981
|Preceded by||Robert Watkins|
|Succeeded by||Frank Kaufman|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland|
September 5, 1961 – June 12, 1981
|Appointed by||John F. Kennedy|
|Preceded by||Seat established|
|Succeeded by||Walter Black|
|Born||Edward Skottowe Northrop
June 21, 1911
Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S.
|Died||August 12, 2003
Sandy Spring, Maryland, U.S.
|Education||George Washington University (LLB)|
Edward Skottowe Northrop (June 12, 1911 – August 12, 2003) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Northrop received an LL.B. from George Washington University Law School in 1937. He was a Manager, Village of Chevy Chase, Maryland from 1935 to 1941. He was an Attorney, Village of Chevy Chase, Maryland from 1941 to 1961. He was in the United States Navy Commander from 1941 to 1945. He was in private practice in Rockville, Maryland and Washington, D.C. from 1945 to 1961. He was a member of the Maryland State Senate from 1954 to 1961. He was a Majority leader from 1958 to 1961.
Northrop was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Northrop was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on August 23, 1961, to a new seat created by 75 Stat. 80. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 1, 1961, and received his commission on September 5, 1961. He served as chief judge from 1970-1981. He assumed senior status on June 12, 1981. Northrop served in that capacity until his death, in Sandy Spring, Maryland.
- Edward Skottowe Northrop at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|New seat||Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland
|Judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review