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U.S. District Court in Georgia

U.S. District Judges for Georgia, 1801-39 (may be incomplete!)
William Stephens 1801-18 Jeremiah La Touche Cuyler 1821-39

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1818 Oct 13: William Stephens, resigned.
  • 1839 May 7: Jeremiah La Touche Cuyler, died in office.

    U.S. District Judges for the Middle District of Georgia, 1926-2017 (may be incomplete!)
    William Josiah Tilson 1926-28 Bascom S. Deaver 1928-36 Abraham Benjamin Conger 1949-53 William A. Bootle 1954-72 Wilbur Dawson Owens, Jr. 1972-95 Duross Fitzpatrick 1985-2001 W. Louis Sands 1994-2014 Leslie Joyce Abrams 2014-

    Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1928 Mar 19: William Josiah Tilson, resigned.
  • 1953 Dec 9: Abraham Benjamin Conger, died in office.
  • 1972 Mar 11: William A. Bootle, took senior status.
  • 1995 Feb 1: Wilbur Dawson Owens, Jr., took senior status.
  • 2001 Feb 1: Duross Fitzpatrick, took senior status.
  • 2014 Apr 12: W. Louis Sands, took senior status.

    U.S. District Judges for the Northern District of Georgia, 1865-2017 (may be incomplete!)
    John Erskine 1865-82 Henry Kent McCay 1882-86 William Truslow Newman 1886-1920 Samuel Hale Sibley 1919-31 Emory Marvin Underwood 1931-48 Robert Lee Russell 1940-49 M. Neil Andrews 1949-50 Boyd Sloan 1951-65 Lewis R. Morgan 1961-68 Sidney O. Smith, Jr. 1965-74 Newell Edenfield 1967-81 Albert John Henderson 1968-79 Charles A. Moye, Jr. 1970-88 William Clark O'Kelley 1970-96 Richard Cameron Freeman 1971-91 Harold Lloyd Murphy 1977-2017 Marvin Herman Shoob 1979-91 George Ernest Tidwell 1979-99 Robert H. Hall 1979-90 Horace Taliaferro Ward 1979-93 J. Owen Forrester 1981-2004 Jack Tarpley Camp, Jr. 1988-2008 Julie E. Carnes 1992-2014 Clarence Cooper 1994-2009 Richard W. Story 1998- Beverly Martin 2000-10 William S. Duffey, Jr. 2004- Timothy C. Batten, Sr. 2006- Leigh Martin May 2014- Mark Howard Cohen 2014-

    Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1886 Jul 30: Henry Kent McCay, died in office.
  • 1920 Feb 14: William Truslow Newman, died in office.
  • 1948 Mar 5: Emory Marvin Underwood, took senior status.
  • 1950 Oct 31: M. Neil Andrews, resigned.
  • 1965 Aug 1: Boyd Sloan, took senior status.
  • 1974 Jun 1: Sidney O. Smith, Jr., resigned.
  • 1981 Sep 1: Newell Edenfield, took senior status.
  • 1988 Jan 1: Charles A. Moye, Jr., took senior status.
  • 1990 Dec 31: Robert H. Hall, took senior status.
  • 1991 Sep 30: Marvin Herman Shoob, took senior status.
  • 1991 Dec 31: Richard Cameron Freeman, took senior status.
  • 1993 Dec 31: Horace Taliaferro Ward, took senior status.
  • 1996 Oct 1: William Clark O'Kelley, took senior status.
  • 1999 Oct 8: George Ernest Tidwell, took senior status.
  • 2004 Apr 27: J. Owen Forrester, took senior status.
  • 2008 Dec 31: Jack Tarpley Camp, Jr., took senior status.
  • 2009 Feb 9: Clarence Cooper, took senior status.
  • 2017 Mar 31: Harold Lloyd Murphy, took senior status.

    U.S. District Judges for the Southern District of Georgia, 1865-2017 (may be incomplete!)
    John Erskine 1865-83 Emory Speer 1885-1918 William Wallace Lambdin 1915-16 William Hale Barrett 1922-41 A. B. Lovett 1941-45 Frank M. Scarlett 1946-68 Alexander Atkinson Lawrence, Jr. 1968-78 Anthony A. Alaimo 1971-91 Berry Avant Edenfield 1978-2006 Dudley Hollingsworth Bowen, Jr. 1979- William T. Moore, Jr. 1994-2017 James Randal Hall 2008-

    Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1883 Dec 1: John Erskine, retired.
  • 1916 Dec 20: William Wallace Lambdin, died in office.
  • 1918 Dec 13: Emory Speer, died in office.
  • 1941 May 1: William Hale Barrett, died in office.
  • 1945 Dec 28: A. B. Lovett, died in office.
  • 1968 Aug 2: Frank M. Scarlett, took senior status.
  • 1978 Aug 2: Alexander Atkinson Lawrence, Jr., took senior status.
  • 1991 Jul 1: Anthony A. Alaimo, took senior status.
  • 2006 Aug 2: Berry Avant Edenfield, took senior status.
  • 2017 Feb 28: William T. Moore, Jr., took senior status.
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