George Edward MacKinnon

Personal

Birthday: 
4/22/1906
Birthplace: 
St. Paul, MN
Date of Death: 
5/1/1995
Place of Death: 
Potomac, MD
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant counsel, Investors Syndicate, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1929-1942
State representative, Minnesota, 1935-1942
U.S. Navy commander, 1942-1946
U.S. representative from Minnesota, 1947-1949
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1949-1953, 1958-1960
U.S. attorney for the District of Minnesota, 1953-1958
Special assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1960-1961
General counsel/vice president, Investors Mutual Funds, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1961-1969
Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1985-1991

Education

Name of School: 

University of Minnesota Law School

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1929

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/6/1969
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/20/1983
Termination Date: 
5/1/1995
Termination Reason: 
Death
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