Maurice Neil Andrews

Personal

Birthday: 
12/24/1894
Birthplace: 
LaFayette, GA
Date of Death: 
8/31/1967
Place of Death: 
Chattanooga, TN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army lieutenant, 1917-1919
U.S. Army Reserve captain, JAG Department, 1925-1935
Private practice, Lafayette, Georgia, 1916-1925
Assistant solicitor general, Rome Circuit, Georgia, 1925-1929
Solicitor general, Rome Circuit, Georgia, 1929-1932
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1934-1938
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, Antitrust Division, and chief, Trial Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1940-1942
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1942-1946
Staff, Hon. Robert H. Jackson, chief U.S. prosecutor, Nuremberg Trials

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, October 15, 1949; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, January 5, 1950; rejected by Senate, August 9, 1950; resigned, October 31, 1950

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: 
1916

Judicial Career

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

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Termination Date: 
10/31/1950
Termination Reason: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
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