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Name Leighton, George Neves
City Chicago
State IL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Leighton, George Neves
Born 1912 in New Bedford, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Gerald Ford on December 19, 1975, to a seat vacated by Abraham L. Marovitz. Confirmed by the Senate on February 2, 1976, and received commission on February 4, 1976. Assumed senior status on February 27, 1986. Service terminated on December 1, 1987, due to retirement.

Education:
Howard University, A.B., 1940
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1946

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, 1942-1945
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1946-1964
Assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1949-1951
Master in chancery, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1960-1964
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1964-1969
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 1969-1976
Research Collections

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Case(s) FH-IL-0008 : United States v. American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers
IM-IL-0005 : Doe v. Miller
IM-IL-0015 : Escamilla-Montoya v. Landon
JC-IL-0022 : Klein v. Lundmark
PC-IL-0013 : South v. Rowe


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