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.

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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