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George Edward Mackinnon

Biography of George Edward MacKinnon

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): MacKinnon
  • First Name: George
  • Middle Name: Edward
  • Date of Birth: April , 22 , 1906
  • Place of Birth (POB): St. Paul , Minnesota (US-MN, MN, 27, Minn., Mn.)
  • Date of Death: May , 1 , 1995
  • Place of Death (POD): Potomac , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

George Edward MacKinnon Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Richard M. Nixon ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/23/1969
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Fahy , Charles
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/25/1969
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 05/02/1969
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 05/05/1969
  • Commission Date: 05/06/1969
  • Retirement from Active Service: 05/20/1983
  • Date of Termination: 05/01/1995
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

George Edward MacKinnon in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Minnesota Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1929

George Edward MacKinnon Career Path


  • Assistant counsel, Investors Syndicate, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1929-1942
  • State representative, Minnesota, 1935-1942
  • U.S. Navy commander, 1942-1946
  • U.S. representative from Minnesota, 1947-1949
  • Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1949-1953, 1958-1960
  • U.S. attorney for the District of Minnesota, 1953-1958
  • Special assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1960-1961
  • General counsel/vice president, Investors Mutual Funds, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1961-1969
  • Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1985-1991


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