Julius A. Romano, a former assistant attorney general for Maryland who was clerk of Maryland's Court of Special Appeals for 11 years, died Feb. 12 at University Hospital in Newark, N.J., after an accident. He was 79.
Mr. Romano, who moved to Clifton, N.J., when he retired, was clerk of the Court of Special Appeals from 1967 until his retirement in 1978. He had held posts as assistant attorney general from 1966 to 1967 and assistant state's attorney for Baltimore from 1951 to 1965.
A Philadelphia native, Mr. Romano moved to Baltimore in 1912. He was educated in the Baltimore public schools and graduated from the University of Baltimore Law School before entering the Army during World War II. Mr. Romano served in the Army's office of the advocate general in Salt Lake City before being honorably discharged with the rank of lieutenant.
He is survived by his wife, the former Rosalinda Parente; a daughter, Carol Miller of Bloomfield, N.J.; two sisters, Theresa Bendall and Dolly Connelly, both of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.
A Mass for Mr. Romano was offered Feb. 16 at St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church in Clifton.