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George Fagg

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George Fagg
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge (Inactive)
Station:   Des Moines, IA
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   10/1/1982 - 5/1/1999
Senior:   5/1/1999-Present
Preceded by:   Roy Stephenson
Past post:   Iowa 2nd Judicial District
Past term:   1972-1982
Personal History
Born:   1934
Hometown:   Eldora, IA
Undergraduate:   Drake U. '56
Law School:   Drake U. '58
George Gardner Fagg (b. 1934) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He joined the court in 1982 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He is serving on senior status.[1]


George Fagg was born in Eldora, Iowa in 1934 and earned his bachelor's degree there at Drake University, in 1956. In 1958, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from the same university.

Professional career

After earning his Juris Doctor degree in 1958, Fagg went into private practice in Marshalltown, Iowa until 1972. In 1972, he became a trial judge for the 2nd Judicial District of the Iowa District Court until 1982.

Judicial career

Fagg was nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 22, 1982, to a seat vacated by Roy Stephenson. Fagg was later confirmed by the Senate on October 1, 1982, and received commission on the same day. George Fagg assumed senior status on May 1, 1999.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Roy Stephenson
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:
Michael Melloy