History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lane, George Washington
Born 1806 in Cherokee County, GA
Died November 12, 1863, in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on March 26, 1861, to a seat vacated by William G. Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on March 28, 1861, and received commission on March 28, 1861. Service terminated on November 12, 1863, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on March 26, 1861, to a seat vacated by William G. Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on March 28, 1861, and received commission on March 28, 1861. Service terminated on November 12, 1863, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Nominated by Abraham Lincoln on March 26, 1861, to a seat vacated by William G. Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on March 28, 1861, and received commission on March 28, 1861. Service terminated on November 12, 1863, due to death.

Education:
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Professional Career:
Private practice, Athens, Alabama, -1829
State representative, Alabama, 1829-1833
Judge, Limestone County [Alabama] Court, 1832-
Judge, Alabama Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1834-1846
Private practice, Huntsville, Alabama, 1846-1861

 

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