George Albert Carpenter

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George Albert Carpenter
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   William Howard Taft
Active:   1/11/1910 - 6/30/1933
Preceded by:   Solomon Hicks Bethea
Succeeded by:   William Harrison Holly
Personal History
Born:   1867
Deceased:   1944
Undergraduate:   Harvard University (1888)
Law School:   Harvard Law School (1891)

George Albert Carpenter (1867-1944) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

He was nominated by President William Howard Taft on December 13, 1909 to fill a seat vacated by Solomon Hicks Bethea. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 11, 1910, and received commission that same day. He resigned on June 30, 1933.[1] Carpenter was succeeded in this position by William Harrison Holly.

Early life and education

  • Harvard University, B.A., 1888
  • Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1891[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1891-1905
  • Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, 1906-1910
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1933-1944[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Carpenter was nominated by President William Howard Taft on December 13, 1909 to fill a seat vacated by Solomon Hicks Bethea. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 11, 1910, and received commission that same day. He resigned on June 30, 1933.[1] Carpenter was succeeded in this position by William Harrison Holly.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Solomon Hicks Bethea
Northern District of Illinois
1910–1933
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
William Harrison Holly