George Evan Howell

Personal

Birthday: 
9/21/1905
Birthplace: 
Marion, IL
Date of Death: 
1/18/1980
Place of Death: 
Clearwater, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Teacher, Harvard [Illinois] Community High School, 1927-28
Faculty, College of Commerce, University of Illinois, 1928-1930
Private practice, Springfield, Illinois, 1930-1941
Special master, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 1933-1941
Referee in bankruptcy, Southern District of Illinois, 1936-1941
U.S. representative from Illinois, 1941-1947
Chairman, Illinois Toll Highway Commission, 1953-1955
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1955-1975

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1927
Name of School - Second: 

University of Illinois College of Law

Established more than a century ago, the College shares the world-class reputation of the University of Illinois. One of 16 colleges, schools, and institutes on the University's flagship Urbana-Champaign campus, the law school is consistently ranked among the nation's top 10 public law schools and a peer of the nation's private elite. You'll find the College of Law to be a unique blend of tradition and innovation, attributes you might expect from a college sharing space with the birthplace of the light-emitting diode and the first graphical Web browser.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1930

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/30/1947
Termination Date: 
9/30/1953
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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