History of the Federal Judiciary

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Taylor, George Caldwell
Born May 29, 1885, in Greenville, TN
Died December 19, 1952

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on May 24, 1928, to a seat vacated by Xenophon Hicks. Confirmed by the Senate on May 26, 1928, and received commission on May 26, 1928. Served as chief judge, 1948-1949. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on November 2, 1949. Service terminated on December 19, 1952, due to death.

Tusculum College, A.B., 1906
University of Tennessee College of Law, LL.B., 1908

Professional Career:
Private practice, Rockwood, Tennessee, 1908-1911
Secretary, Gov. Ben W. Hooper, Tennessee, 1911-1913
Private practice, Greenville, Tennessee, 1913-1921
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1921-1928


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