User:Polbot/fjc/Mary Johnson Lowe

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Mary Johnson Lowe (June 10, 1924 – February 27, 1999) was a United States federal judge.

Lowe was born in New York, New York. She received a B.A. from Hunter College of the City University of New York in 1951. She received a LL.B. from Brooklyn Law School in 1954. She received a LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 1955. She was in private practice of law in New York City from 1955 to 1971. She was a judge on the Criminal Court, New York City from 1971 to 1973. She was an Acting Supreme Court Justice, New York County Supreme Court from 1973 to 1974. She was a judge on the Bronx County Supreme Court from 1975 to 1976. She was a Justice, Supreme Court of New York from 1977 to 1978.

Lowe was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Lowe was nominated by President Jimmy Carter on May 10, 1978, to a seat vacated by John M. Cannella. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 23, 1978, and received commission on June 27, 1978. Assumed senior status on July 27, 1991. Lowe's service was terminated on February 27, 1999, due to death.

She died in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Category:1924 births Category:1999 deaths Category:Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York