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George Luzerne Hart

Biography of George Luzerne Hart Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Hart
  • First Name: George
  • Middle Name: Luzerne
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: July , 14 , 1905
  • Place of Birth (POB): Roanoake , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.)
  • Date of Death: May , 21 , 1984
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

George Luzerne Hart Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Dwight D. Eisenhower ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/17/1959
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 08/29/1958
  • Seat vacated by: Kirkland , James R.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/17/1959
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/08/1959
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/09/1959
  • Commission Date: 09/10/1959
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1974
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1975
  • Retirement from Active Service: 05/16/1979
  • Date of Termination: 05/21/1984
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

George Luzerne Hart Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Virginia Military Institute
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1927

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1930

George Luzerne Hart Jr. Career Path


  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1930-1940, 1946-1958
  • U.S. Army Reserve, 1941-1946
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, April 16, 1958; no Senate vote


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