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George Clifton Edwards

Biography of George Clifton Edwards Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Edwards
  • First Name: George
  • Middle Name: Clifton
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: August , 6 , 1914
  • Place of Birth (POB): Dallas , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Date of Death: April , 8 , 1995
  • Place of Death (POD): Cincinnati , Ohio (US-OH, OH, 39, Ohio, Ohio O., Oh.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

George Clifton Edwards Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John F. Kennedy ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 09/09/1963
  • Seat vacated by: McAllister , Thomas Francis
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 09/09/1963
  • Committee action: Reported Without Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/11/1963
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/16/1963
  • Commission Date: 12/19/1963
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1979
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1983
  • Retirement from Active Service: 01/15/1985
  • Date of Termination: 04/08/1995
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

George Clifton Edwards Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Southern Methodist University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1933

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard University
  • Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1934

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University College of Law)
  • Degree: Certificate of Completion
  • Law Degree Year: 1944

Fourth Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University College of Law)
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1949

George Clifton Edwards Jr. Career Path

Employment:

  • U.S. Army, 1943-1946
  • Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1946-1950
  • President, Detroit [Michigan] Common Council, 1946-1950
  • Chairman, Detroit [Michigan] Election Commission, 1946-1950
  • Probate judge in charge of Wayne County [Michigan] Juvenile Court, 1951-1954
  • Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Wayne County, 1954-1956
  • Justice, Michigan Supreme Court, 1956-1961
  • Police commissioner, Detroit, Michigan, 1962-1963

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