[photo, William W. Wenner, Court of Special Appeals Judge] WILLIAM W. WENNER, Judge, Court of Special Appeals, 3rd Appellate Circuit (Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Howard & Washington counties), December 3, 1985 to September 2000. Retired September 2000. Chair, Judicial Ethics Committee, 1990-2000 (member, 1988-2000).

Associate Judge, Frederick County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit, 1980-85.

Associate Judge, District Court of Maryland, District 11, 1978-80.

Deputy State's Attorney, Frederick County, 1960-64. Member, Advisory Council on Child Welfare, 1967-70; Governor's Commission on Children and Youth, 1972-77; Governor's Commission to Study Implementation of the Equal Rights Amendment, 1973-77. Counsel to Joint Legislative Committee to Study Maryland Domestic Relations Laws, 1972.

Born in Brunswick, Maryland, September 24, 1930. Attended Brunswick High School and St. James School; Kenyon College, A.B., 1952. Served in U.S. Army, 1952-54. University of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1958. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1958. Member, Maryland State Bar Association (chair, family & juvenile law section, 1966-68, 1970-71; board of governors, 1972-73); Frederick County Bar Association (president, 1972; vice-president, 1971; secretary, 1961-70); American Judicature Society. Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation. Board of Directors, Historical Society of Frederick County.

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