George Thomas Washington

Personal

Birthday: 
6/24/1908
Birthplace: 
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Date of Death: 
8/21/1971
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Rhodes scholar
Private practice, New York City, 1932-1938
Faculty, Cornell University Law School, 1938-1942; professor of law, 1942
Attorney, Office of Emergency Management, 1942
U.S. economic representative, Baghdad, Iraq, 1942-1943
Chief, U.S. Lend-Lease Mission, Teheran, Iran, 1943-1944
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1944-1946
Assistant solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1946-1949; acting solicitor general, 1946-1947
Legal adviser, U.S. Delegation to UN Conference on Freedom of the Press, Geneva, Switzerland, 1948

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, October 15, 1949; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Yale College
Degree: 
Ph.B.
Degree Year: 
1928
Name of School - Second: 
University of Oxford
Degree - Second: 
Litt.B., law
Degree Year - Second: 
1931
Name of School - Third: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1932

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: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/1/1950
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/10/1965
Termination Date: 
8/21/1971
Termination Reason: 
Death
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