George Johnson

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George Johnson
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Service:
Appointed by:   Herbert Hoover
Active:   12/7/1932 - 3/3/1932
Preceded by:   46 Stat. 1417
Succeeded by:   Philip Leo Sullivan
Personal History
Born:   1874
Deceased:   1949
Undergraduate:   Tobin College (1897)
Law School:   Lake Forest College (1900)

George E. Q. Johnson (1874-1949) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

He received a recess appointment from President Herbert Hoover on August 3, 1932 to fill a new seat created by 46 Stat. 1417. On December 7th of that year, he was nominated. However, he was not confirmed by the Senate, so his service ended on March 3, 1933.[1] Johnson was succeeded in this position by Philip Leo Sullivan.

Early life and education

  • Tobin College, B.A., 1897
  • Lake Forest College, LL.B., 1900[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Illinois, 1900-1927
  • Master in Chancery, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, 1923-1927
  • U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1927-1932
  • Private practice, Illinois, 1933-1949[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Johnson received a recess appointment from President Herbert Hoover on August 3, 1932 to fill a new seat created by 46 Stat. 1417. On December 7th of that year, he was nominated. However, he was not confirmed by the Senate, so his service ended on March 3, 1933.[1] Johnson was succeeded in this position by Philip Leo Sullivan.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of Illinois
1932–1933
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
Philip Leo Sullivan
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