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Name Tidwell, George Ernest
City Atlanta
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:

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

Tidwell, George Ernest
Born August 1, 1931, in Atlanta, GA
Died August 4, 2011, in Hilton Head Island, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 5, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1996-1999. Assumed senior status on October 8, 1999. Service terminated on August 4, 2011, due to death.

Education:
Emory University School of Law, LL.B., 1954

Professional Career:
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954-1966
Legal aide to floor leader, Georgia House of Representatives, 1964-1966
Associate general counsel, State Bar of Georgia, 1965-1966
Executive assistant attorney general, State of Georgia, 1966-1968
Judge, Fulton County [Georgia] Civil Court, 1968-1971
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, 1971-1979


compress summary

Case(s) IM-GA-0006 : Luna v. Del Monte Fresh Produce
JC-GA-0026 : Powell v. Barrett
JC-GA-0028 : Justice v. City of Peachtree
PD-GA-0001 : Stinson v. Fulton County


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