George M. Joseph

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George Manley Joseph (1930–2003) was the chief judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals from 1981 to 1992.[1] He graduated from Reed College and the University of Chicago Law School,[2] and practiced law in the U.S. state of Oregon, representing business and corporate clients,[3] until Governor Robert W. Straub appointed him to the bench in 1977. He was named Chief Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals in 1981.[4]

Career outside the law[edit]

Joseph served as a faculty member at a number of law schools and as a trustee of Reed.

Personal life[edit]

Joseph's grandfather was noted attorney, state senator, and gubernatorial nominee George W. Joseph. He was married and had five children.[5]