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White, George Washington

Born May 6, 1931, in Duquesne, PA
Died November 12, 2011, in Mayfield Heights, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on March 28, 1980, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 1980, and received commission on May 23, 1980. Served as chief judge, 1995-1999. Assumed senior status on February 26, 1999. Service terminated on November 12, 2011, due to death.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1955

Professional Career:

Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1956-1968
Referee, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1957-1962
City councilman, Cleveland, Ohio, 1963-1968
Judge, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1968-1980