Judge London Steverson is a 1968 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy and a 1977 graduate of the National Law Center, George Washington University. He was a Coast Guard Law Specialist. He retired in 1988. He was appointed a U. S. Administrative Law Judge, he retired again in 2009. He made a personal donation of his private collection of new and used books to the American Corner of the American Embassy in Hungary. On 23 April 2009 at Opening of Steverson Collection Book Club in Veszprem, Hungary, he was awarded a Cultural Diplomacy Award by the U. S Ambassador to Hungary.