George La Plata

Personal

Birthday: 
10/17/1924
Birthplace: 
Detroit, MI
Date of Death: 
11/14/2010
Place of Death: 
Naples, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Marine Corps, 1943-1946, 1952-1954
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1956-1979
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1979-1985
Professor, Detroit College of Law, 1985-1986

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, September 11, 1984; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Wayne University (now Wayne State University)
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1951
Name of School - Second: 

Michigan State University College of Law

MSU Law offers a rigorous and intellectually challenging required curriculum enhanced by numerous specialty programs. Its integrated learning connecting theory to practice provides a thorough education in all principal areas of law and practice and gives you knowledge and hands-on experience that prepares you for a successful career.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1956

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Court Name: 

Michigan Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/4/1985
Termination Date: 
8/3/1996
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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