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Name Smith, Sidney Oslin Jr.
City Gainesville
State GA
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:

Smith, Sidney Oslin Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Smith, Sidney Oslin Jr.
Born December 30, 1923, in Gainesville, GA
Died July 14, 2012, in Gainesville, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on August 24, 1965, to a seat vacated by William Boyd Sloan. Confirmed by the Senate on September 10, 1965, and received commission on September 10, 1965. Served as chief judge, 1968-1974. Service terminated on June 1, 1974, due to resignation.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1947
University of Georgia School of Law, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
Private practice, Gainesville, Georgia, 1949-1962
Assistant solicitor general, Northeastern Judicial Circuit, Georgia, 1951-1961
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1974-

compress summary

Case(s) JC-GA-0013 : Wilson v. Kelley & Bloodworth
PC-GA-0004 : Wilson v. Kelley


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