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Duross Fitzpatrick

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Duross Fitzpatrick
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   12/17/1985 - 2/1/2001
Chief:   1995 - 2001
Senior:   2/1/2001 - 1/6/2008
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Ashley Royal
Personal History
Born:   October 19, 1934
Hometown:   Macon, GA
Deceased:   January 6, 2008
Undergraduate:   University of Georgia, B.S.F.., 1961
Law School:   University of Georgia Law, LL.B., 1966
Military service:   U.S. Marine Corps 1954-1957

Duross Fitzpatrick (1934-2008) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.

Fitzpatrick was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on November 14, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333; he was confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission the next day. From 1995-2001, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on February 1, 2001. He served the Middle District of Georgia until his death on January 6, 2008. Fitzpatrick was succeeded in this position by Ashley Royal.

Early life and education

  • University of Georgia, B.S.F., 1961
  • University of Georgia School of Law, LL.B., 1966

Professional career

  • U.S. Marine Corps, 1954-1957
  • Private practice, Macon, Georgia, 1966-1967
  • Private practice, Cochran, Georgia, 1967-1986

Judicial career

=Middle District of Georgia

Fitzpatrick was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on November 14, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333;[1] he was confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission the next day. From 1995-2001, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on February 1, 2001. He served the Middle District of Georgia until his death on January 6, 2008. Fitzpatrick was succeeded in this position by Ashley Royal.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Middle District of Georgia
1985–2001
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Ashley Royal