Lewis Render Morgan

Personal

Birthday: 
7/14/1913
Birthplace: 
LaGrange, GA
Date of Death: 
11/15/2001
Place of Death: 
LaGrange, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1942-1943
Private practice, La Grange, Georgia, 1935-1961
State representative, Georgia, 1937-1939
Executive secretary, U.S. Rep. A. Sidney Camp, Georgia, 1939-1942
City attorney, La Grange, Georgia, 1943-1946
County attorney, Troup County, Georgia, 1957-1961

Education

Name of School: 

University of Georgia School of Law

Impressive Faculty - Includes authors of some of our country's leading legal scholarship, recipients of UGA's highest award for teaching excellence, Fulbright scholars, former law clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts, and former editors in chief of law reviews as well as former trial and corporate attorneys. Talented Student Body - Among the most selective public law schools in the nation, with LSATs of entering students near the top 10 percent of test takers nationwide and outstanding undergraduate GPAs.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1935

Judicial Career

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

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/10/1961
Termination Date: 
8/2/1968
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
7/25/1968
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
9/1/1978
Termination Date - Second: 
10/1/1981
Termination Reason - Second: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
10/1/1981
Termination Date - Third: 
11/15/2001
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
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