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.

Education:
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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