Stephen Lewin Grossman – Captain, United States Navy Administrative Law Judge

From a contemporary press report:

Steven Lewin Grossman, 65, an administrative law judge since 1975 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, an independent body in the Energy Department whose regulatory reach  includes public utilities and natural gas pipelines, died of cancer January 7, 2001 at the National Naval Medical  Center. He lived in Wheaton,Maryland.

At FERC, his work included cases concerning the protection of salmon on the  Mid-Columbia River  and the Nisqually River, both in Washington State, as well as electric, gas and oil pipeline rates and  services.

He became an administrative law judge at the Interstate Commerce Commission and assistant  general counsel for regulation at the Transportation Department before joining FERC.

Mr. Grossman, a native of Montclair, New Jersey, was a graduate of Vanderbilt University and a 1962  graduate of Columbia University's law school.

He served in the Navy from 1957 to 1959 and retired from the Naval Reserve in 1987 as a captain.

He was a member and past president of Temple Shalom in Chevy Chase and was past chairman of  the Wheaton Urban District advisory committee.

He was past president of the Federal Administrative Law Judges Conference and taught courses in  administrative law for regulatory agencies through the Reno, Nev.-based National Judicial College.  He also interviewed and recruited students for Vanderbilt and Navy ROTC.

Survivors include his wife since 1960, Ann Marx Grossman of Wheaton; two sons, Michael, of  Germany, and Kenneth, of Tampa; a daughter, Helene Grossman of Tampa; a brother; and a  grandson.

GROSSMAN, STEPHEN L., The Honorable 

On Sunday, January 7, 2001 of Silver Spring, MD; beloved husband of Ann M. Grossman; loving father of Michael, Kenneth and Helane Grossman; brother of Charles Grossman; grandfather of Jacob Grossman. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 17 at 11 a.m. at Temple Shalom, 8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase, MD. Interment with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.


  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 12/02/1972 – 12/02/1995
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 12/02/1935
  • DATE OF DEATH: 01/07/2001
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/17/2001

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