George Theodore Mickelson

Personal

Birthday: 
7/23/1903
Birthplace: 
Selby, SD
Date of Death: 
2/28/1965
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, South Dakota, 1927-
State`s attorney, South Dakota, 1933-1936
State representative, South Dakota, 1937-1941; speaker, 1941
Attorney general, State of South Dakota, 1943-1947
Governor, South Dakota, 1947-1951

Education

Name of School: 

University of South Dakota School of Law

The mission of The University of South Dakota School of Law is to prepare the lawyers and judges who will administer the Federal, state, and American Indian Tribal Justice systems in South Dakota and to provide a legal education to South Dakota residents, along with non-residents who choose to attend the school, which will serve as a solid foundation for the practice of law or other professional careers anywhere in the world.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1927

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of South Dakota
Court Name: 

South Dakota District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/10/1954
Termination Date: 
2/28/1965
Termination Reason: 
Death
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