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George La Plata

Biography of George La Plata

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): La Plata
  • First Name: George
  • Date of Birth: October , 17 , 1924
  • Place of Birth (POB): Detroit , Michigan (US-MI, MI, 26, MC, Mich.)
  • Date of Death: November , 14 , 2010
  • Place of Death (POD): Naples , Florida (US-FL, FL, 12, Fla., Fl., Flor.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic

George La Plata Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/27/1985
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 98 Stat. 333
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/27/1985
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/03/1985
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/03/1985
  • Commission Date: 04/04/1985
  • Date of Termination: 08/03/1996
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

George La Plata in the Law School

  • Name of School: Wayne University (now Wayne State University)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1951

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University College of Law)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1956

George La Plata Career Path


  • U.S. Marine Corps, 1943-1946, 1952-1954
  • Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1956-1979
  • Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1979-1985
  • Professor, Detroit College of Law, 1985-1986
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, September 11, 1984; no Senate vote


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  • Article Name: George La Plata
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  • Description: Biography of George La PlataBiographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): La Plata First Name: George Date of Birth: October , [...]

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