J. Owen Forrester

Personal

Birthday: 
4/27/1939
Birthplace: 
Columbus, GA
Date of Death: 
7/1/2014
Place of Death: 
Atlanta, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Staff attorney, Callaway for Governor Committee, Georgia, 1966-1967
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1967-1969
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1969-1976

Education

Name of School: 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1961
Name of School - Second: 

Emory University School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1966

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/10/1981
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/27/2004
Termination Date: 
7/1/2014
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1976-1981

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