History of the Federal Judiciary

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Johnson, George E. Q.
Born July 11, 1874, in Harcourt, IA
Died September 19, 1949

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Received a recess appointment from Herbert Hoover on August 3, 1932, to a new seat authorized by 46 Stat. 1417; nominated to the same position by Herbert Hoover on December 7, 1932. Service terminated on March 3, 1933, after nomination was not confirmed by the Senate.

Tobin College, Fort Dodge, Iowa, B.A., 1897
Lake Forest University, LL.B., 1900

Professional Career:
Private practice, Illinois, 1900-1927, 1933-1949
Master in chancery, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1923-1927
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1927-1932

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, December 7, 1932; no Senate vote


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