History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Beamer, George N.
Born October 9, 1904, in Bowling Green, IN
Died October 21, 1974

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on March 8, 1962, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on April 11, 1962, and received commission on April 12, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1972-1974. Service terminated on October 21, 1974, due to death.

Education:
Notre Dame Law School, LL.B., 1929

Professional Career:
Private practice, South Bend, Indiana, 1929-1962
Judge, South Bend [Indiana] City Court, 1933-1935
Prosecutor, St. Joseph County, Indiana, 1937-1939
City attorney, South Bend, Indiana, 1939-1941
Attorney general, State of Indiana, 1942-1944
Chairman, Indiana Public Service Commission, 1943-1944

 

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