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Collins, Linton McGee

Born June 21, 1902, in Reidsville, GA
Died April 12, 1972, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on September 8, 1964, to a seat vacated by Samuel E. Whitaker. Confirmed by the Senate on September 17, 1964, and received commission on September 18, 1964. Service terminated on April 12, 1972, due to death.

Mercer University, A.B., 1921
Mercer University, M.A., 1922

Professional Career:

Teacher, Lanier High School, Macon, Georgia, 1922-1924
Teacher, Columbia [South Carolina] High School, 1924-1925
Private practice, Tampa, Florida, 1925-1926
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1926-1933
Professor, University of Miami, 1930-1932
Personnel director and division administrator, National Recovery Administration, 1933-1935
U.S. Department of Justice, 1935-1944; first assistant to the deputy attorney general, 1935; special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1935-1944
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1944-1964