History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Young, George Cressler
Born 1916 in Cincinnati, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 5, 1961, to a seat vacated by George W. Whitehurst. Confirmed by the Senate on September 14, 1961, and received commission on September 18, 1961. Service terminated on September 17, 1966, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 5, 1961, to a seat vacated by George W. Whitehurst. Confirmed by the Senate on September 14, 1961, and received commission on September 18, 1961. Service terminated on September 17, 1966, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Assigned on October 29, 1962, to a new seat authorized by 76 Stat. 247. Served as chief judge, 1973-1981. Assumed senior status on October 19, 1981.

Education:
University of Florida, A.B., 1938
University of Florida College of Law, LL.B., 1940

Professional Career:
Private practice, Winter Haven, Florida, 1941-1942
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1942-1946
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1947-1948
Administrative assistant, U.S. Rep.-then-U.S. Sen. George Smathers, Florida, 1948-1951
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1951-1961

 

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