Morton A. Brody biography

Morton A. Brody

Judge, Deceased Person

1933 – 2000


Who was Morton A. Brody?

Morton Aaron Brody was an American judge. He served in the United States District Court for the District of Maine from 1991 to 2000.

Brody was born in Lewiston, Maine. He graduated from Bates College in 1955 and University of Chicago Law School in 1958. Brody was engaged in private practice in Washington, DC from 1958 to 1961 and in Waterville, Maine from 1961 to 1980. Brody was then appointed as a justice on the Superior Court of Maine, serving from 1980 to 1985. Brody served as chief justice of the Superior Court from 1985 to 1990, and as an associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine from 1990 to 1991.

Morton Brody was nominated by George H. W. Bush on June 14, 1991, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089 in the District Court. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 18, 1991, and received his commission on July 25, 1991. Brody's service terminated on March 25, 2000, due to death in Boston, Massachusetts. Colby College in Maine has an annual award named after Brody.


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Jun 12, 1933
Also known as
  • Morton Brody
  • Judge Morton A. Brody
  • United States of America
  • University of Chicago
  • Bates College
Lived in
  • Maine
Mar 25, 2000

on July 23, 2013

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