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George Washington White

Biography of George Washington White

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): White
  • First Name: George
  • Middle Name: Washington
  • Date of Birth: May , 6 , 1931
  • Place of Birth (POB): Duquesne , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Date of Death: November , 12 , 2011
  • Place of Death (POD): Mayfield Heights , Ohio (US-OH, OH, 39, Ohio, Ohio O., Oh.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: African American

George Washington White Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Jimmy Carter ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/28/1980
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 92 Stat. 1629
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/28/1980
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 05/20/1980
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 05/21/1980
  • Commission Date: 05/23/1980
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1995
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1999
  • Retirement from Active Service: 02/26/1999
  • Date of Termination: 11/12/2011
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

George Washington White in the Law School

  • Name of School: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1955

George Washington White Career Path


  • Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1956-1968
  • Referee, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1957-1962
  • City councilman, Cleveland, Ohio, 1963-1968
  • Judge, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1968-1980


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