History of the Federal Judiciary


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Smith, George Curtis
Born 1935 in Columbus, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 1, 1987, to a seat vacated by Joseph Peter Kinneary. Confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 1987, and received commission on November 9, 1987. Assumed senior status on January 1, 2002.

Education:
Ohio State University, B.A., 1957
Ohio State University College of Law, J.D., 1959

Professional Career:
Assistant city attorney, Columbus, Ohio, 1959-1962
Executive assistant to the mayor, Columbus, Ohio, 1962-1964
Assistant attorney general, State of Ohio, 1964
Chief counsel to the prosecutor, Franklin County, Ohio, 1965-1970
Prosecutor, Franklin County, Ohio, 1971-1980
Judge, Franklin County [Ohio] Municipal Court, 1980-1985
Judge, Franklin County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1985-1987

 

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