George M. Dallas (judge)

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For the vice president, see George M. Dallas.

George Mifflin Dallas (February 7, 1839 – January 21, 1917) was a lawyer and a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and spent most of his life in Pennsylvania. In 1859, he read law and became a lawyer in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He continued in this profession for 33 years, becoming a Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania along the way. He was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison for a seat on the newly created U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on December 16, 1891, and was confirmed and commissioned on March 17, 1892. Seventeen years later, Dallas retired from the bench on May 24, 1909.

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