History of the Federal Judiciary

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Kravitch, Phyllis A.
Born 1920 in Savanah, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on January 19, 1979, to a seat vacated by Lewis Render Morgan. Confirmed by the Senate on March 21, 1979, and received commission on March 23, 1979. Service terminated on October 1, 1981, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 94 Stat. 1994. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1996.

Goucher College, B.A., 1941
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1943

Professional Career:
Private practice, Savannah, Georgia, 1944-1976
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Eastern Judicial Circuit, 1977-1979



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