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Name Whitehurst, George William
City Wauchula
State FL
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:

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

Whitehurst, George William
Born May 18, 1891, in Wauchula, FL
Died January 13, 1974

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Harry S Truman on January 30, 1950, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493. Confirmed by the Senate on February 21, 1950, and received commission on February 23, 1950. Served as chief judge, 1959-1961. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1961. Service terminated on January 13, 1974, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Harry S Truman on January 30, 1950, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493. Confirmed by the Senate on February 21, 1950, and received commission on February 23, 1950. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1961. Service terminated on January 13, 1974, due to death.

Education:
University of Florida College of Law, LL.B.

Professional Career:
Private practice, 1915-1916
Judge, DeSoto County [Florida] Court, 1917-1919
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Twelfth Judicial Circuit, 1919-1947
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