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Name McDermott, George Thomas
City Topeka
State KS
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:

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

McDermott, George Thomas
Born October 21, 1886, in Winfield, KS
Died January 19, 1937

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 12, 1928, to a new seat authorized by 40 Stat. 1156. Confirmed by the Senate on January 16, 1928, and received commission on January 16, 1928. Service terminated on April 30, 1929, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on April 18, 1929, to a new seat authorized by 45 Stat. 1346. Confirmed by the Senate on April 29, 1929, and received commission on April 30, 1929. Service terminated on January 19, 1937, due to death.

Education:
University of Chicago, Ph.B., 1908
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1909

Professional Career:
Private practice, Topeka, Kansas, 1910-1917, 1919-1928
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1917-1919

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, December 13, 1927; nomination withdrawn by president, January 12, 1928
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, March 1, 1929; no Senate vote

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