History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Sage, George Read
Born August 24, 1828, in Erie, PA
Died November 19, 1898, in Lebanon, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Received a recess appointment from Chester A. Arthur on March 20, 1883, to a seat vacated by William White; nominated to the same position by Chester A. Arthur on December 18, 1883. Confirmed by the Senate on January 7, 1884, and received commission on January 7, 1884. Service terminated on August 24, 1898, due to retirement.

Education:
Cincinnati Law School (now University of Cincinnati College of Law)
Granville College (now Denison University), 1849
Read law, 1852

Professional Career:
Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1852-1857, 1867-1883
Private practice, Lebanon, Ohio, 1857-1865
Prosecutor, Warren County, Ohio

 

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