George Clinton Sweeney

Personal

Birthday: 
7/23/1895
Birthplace: 
Gardner, MA
Date of Death: 
11/5/1966
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army sergeant, 1917-1918
Private practice, Gardner, Massachusetts, 1924-1935
Mayor, Gardner, Massachusetts, 1931-1933
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1933-1935

Education

Name of School: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1922

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Court Name: 

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/24/1935
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/30/1966
Termination Date: 
11/5/1966
Termination Reason: 
Death
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