George Washington English

Personal

Birthday: 
5/9/1866
Birthplace: 
near Vienna, IL
Date of Death: 
Jul-41
Place of Death: 
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Chief deputy sheriff, Johnson County, Illinois, 1891-1892
Private practice, Vienna, Illinois, 1893-1912
City attorney, Vienna, Illinois
State representative, Illinois, 1907-1912
Private practice, Centralia, Illinois, 1912-1914
Special income tax attorney, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1914-1918

Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, April 1, 1926; charges dismissed following his resignation as a federal judge.

Education

Name of School: 
Illinois Wesleyan University Law School
Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1891

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Illinois
President Nominating: 
Woodrow Wilson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/3/1918
Termination Date: 
11/4/1926
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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