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George La Plata

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George La Plata
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #14
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   4/4/1985 - 8/3/1996
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Victoria Roberts
Personal History
Born:   1924
Undergraduate:   Wayne State University (1951)
Law School:   Detroit College of Law (1956)

George La Plata (1924-present) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

La Plata was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 27, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333, 346; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission the next day. He served the Eastern District of Michigan until his retirement on August 3, 1996.[1] La Plata was succeeded in this position by Victoria Roberts.

Early life and education

  • Wayne State University, A.B., 1951
  • Detroit College of Law, LL.B, 1956[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Marine Corps, 1943-1946, 1952-1954
  • Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1956-1979
  • Circuit judge, Oakland County, Michigan, 1979-1985
  • Professor, Detroit College of Law, 1985-1986[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Michigan

La Plata was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 27, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333, 346; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission the next day. He served the Eastern District of Michigan until his retirement on August 3, 1996.[1] La Plata was succeeded in this position by Victoria Roberts.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Eastern District of Michigan
1985–1996
Seat #14
Succeeded by:
Victoria Roberts