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George Washington English

Biography of George Washington English

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): English
  • First Name: George
  • Middle Name: Washington
  • Date of Birth: May , 9 , 1866
  • Place of Birth (POB): near Vienna , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Date of Death: July , , 1941
  • Place of Death (POD): Ft. Lauderdale , Florida (US-FL, FL, 12, Fla., Fl., Flor.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

George Washington English Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Illinois
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Woodrow Wilson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/22/1918
  • Seat vacated by: Wright , Francis M.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/22/1918
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 05/03/1918
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 05/03/1918
  • Commission Date: 05/03/1918
  • Date of Termination: 11/04/1926
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

George Washington English in the Law School

  • Name of School: Illinois Wesleyan University Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1891

George Washington English Career Path


  • Chief deputy sheriff, Johnson County, Illinois, 1891-1892
  • Private practice, Vienna, Illinois, 1893-1912
  • City attorney, Vienna, Illinois
  • State representative, Illinois, 1907-1912
  • Private practice, Centralia, Illinois, 1912-1914
  • Special income tax attorney, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1914-1918
  • Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, April 1, 1926; charges dismissed following his resignation as a federal judge.


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