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Name Downey, George Eddy
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Downey, George Eddy
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Downey, George Eddy
Born July 11, 1860, in Rising Sun, IN
Died May 24, 1926, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Court of Claims
Received a recess appointment from Woodrow Wilson on August 3, 1915, to a seat vacated by Charles B. Howry; nominated to the same position by Woodrow Wilson on January 7, 1916. Confirmed by the Senate on January 17, 1916, and received commission on January 17, 1916. Service terminated on May 24, 1926, due to death.

Education:
Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University), B.A., 1880
Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University), M.A., 1883

Professional Career:
Private practice, Rising Sun, Indiana, 1881-1882, 1884-1886
Editor, Franklin Democrat, Brookville, Indiana, 1882-1884
Private practice, Aurora, Indiana, 1886
Mayor, Aurora, Indiana, 1894-1902
Judge, Indiana Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1903-1913
Comptroller, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1913-1915


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