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Elliott, J[ames] Robert

Born January 1, 1910, in Gainesville, GA
Died June 27, 2006, in Columbus, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on January 23, 1962, to a seat vacated by T. Hoyt Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on February 7, 1962, and received commission on February 17, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1972-1980. Service terminated on December 31, 2000, due to retirement.

Emory University, Ph.B., 1930
Emory University School of Law, LL.B., 1934

Professional Career:

Private practice, Columbus, Georgia, 1934-1943, 1946-1962
State representative, Georgia, 1937-1943, 1947-1949
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1943-1946