History of the Federal Judiciary


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Donworth, George
Born November 26, 1861, in Machias, ME
Died September 6, 1947, in Seattle, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Nominated by William H. Taft on May 8, 1909, to a new seat authorized by 35 Stat. 686. Confirmed by the Senate on May 18, 1909, and received commission on May 18, 1909. Service terminated on March 20, 1912, due to resignation.

Education:
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University), A.B., 1881
Read law, 1883

Professional Career:
Private practice, Fort Fairfield, Maine, 1883-1888
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1888-1909, 1912-1918, 1922-1947
Corporation counsel, Seattle, Washington, 1892-1894
Member, Seattle [Washington] School Board, 1907-1909
U.S. Army, 1918-1922
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