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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia|
|Appointed by:||Richard Nixon|
|Active:||12/9/1971 - 7/1/1991|
|Chief:||1976 - 1990|
|Senior:||7/1/1991 - 12/30/2009|
|Preceded by:||84 Stat. 294|
|Succeeded by:||William Moore|
|Born:||March 29, 1920|
|Deceased:||December 30, 2009|
|Bachelors:||Ohio Northern University, B.A., 1940|
|Law School:||Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1948|
Anthony A. Alaimo was an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. He joined the court in 1971 after being nominated by President Richard Nixon. Aliamo served as chief judge from 1976-1990 and as a judge on senior status from 1991 until his death on December 30, 2009.
Early life and education
Aliamo graduated from Ohio Northern with his Bachelor's degree in 1940 and also graduated from Emory Law with his J.D. degree in 1948 and also served as a U.S. Army Air Corps Second Lieutenant Pilot on active duty from 1941 to 1945.
Aliamo was a private practice attorney licensed in Georgia from 1948 to 1971.
Federal judicial career
Aliamo was nominated by President Richard Nixon on November 29, 1971 to a new seat created by 84 Stat. 294 which was approved by Congress. Aliamo was confirmed by the Senate on December 2, 1971 on a Senate vote and received commission on December 9, 1971. Aliamo served as the chief judge of the Southern District of Georgia from 1976 to 1990 before later assuming senior status on July 1, 1991. He served in this capacity until his death on December 30, 2009.. Alaimo was succeeded in this position by William Moore.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Southern District of Georgia
|Magistrate judges||W. Leon Barfield • James E. Graham • G.R. Smith •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|