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Maurice Neil Andrews

Biography of Maurice Neil Andrews

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Andrews
  • First Name: Maurice
  • Middle Name: Neil
  • Date of Birth: December , 24 , 1894
  • Place of Birth (POB): LaFayette , Georgia (US-GA, GA, 13, Ga.)
  • Date of Death: August , 31 , 1967
  • Place of Death (POD): Chattanooga , Tennessee (US-TN, TN, 47, Tenn)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Maurice Neil Andrews Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Harry S Truman ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/05/1950
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 10/21/1949
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 63 Stat. 493
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1949
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1950
  • Date of Termination: 10/31/1950
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed

Maurice Neil Andrews in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Georgia School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1916

Maurice Neil Andrews Career Path


  • U.S. Army lieutenant, 1917-1919
  • U.S. Army Reserve captain, JAG Department, 1925-1935
  • Private practice, Lafayette, Georgia, 1916-1925
  • Assistant solicitor general, Rome Circuit, Georgia, 1925-1929
  • Solicitor general, Rome Circuit, Georgia, 1929-1932
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1934-1938
  • Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, Antitrust Division, and chief, Trial Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1940-1942
  • U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1942-1946
  • Staff, Hon. Robert H. Jackson, chief U.S. prosecutor, Nuremberg Trials
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, October 15, 1949; no Senate vote
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, January 5, 1950; rejected by Senate, August 9, 1950; resigned, October 31, 1950


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