History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Howard, George Jr.
Born May 13, 1924, in Pine Bluff, AR
Died April 21, 2007, in Pine Bluff, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 2, 1980, to a seat vacated by Richard S. Arnold. Confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 1980, and received commission on September 30, 1980. Service terminated on December 1, 1990, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 2, 1980, to a seat vacated by Richard S. Arnold. Confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 1980, and received commission on September 30, 1980. Service terminated on April 21, 2007, due to death.

Education:
University of Arkansas, B.S., 1954
University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., 1954

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1943-1946
Private practice, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 1954-1977, 1979
Chairman, Arkansas State Claims Commission, 1969-1977
Special associate justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1976
Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1977-1978
Judge, Arkansas Court of Appeals, 1979-1980
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