George Ernest Tidwell

Personal

Birthday: 
8/1/1931
Birthplace: 
Atlanta, GA
Date of Death: 
8/4/2011
Place of Death: 
Hilton Head Island, SC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954-1966
Legal aide to floor leader, Georgia House of Representatives, 1964-1966
Associate general counsel, State Bar of Georgia, 1965-1966
Executive assistant attorney general, State of Georgia, 1966-1968
Judge, Fulton County [Georgia] Civil Court, 1968-1971
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, 1971-1979

Education

Name of School: 

Emory University School of Law

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1954

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/24/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/8/1999
Termination Date: 
8/4/2011
Termination Reason: 
Death
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