George N. Beamer

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George N. Beamer (October 9, 1904 – October 21, 1974) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Bowling Green, Indiana, Beamer received an LL.B. from Notre Dame Law School in 1929. He was in private practice in South Bend, Indiana from 1929 to 1962. He was a City Judge in South Bend, Indiana from 1933 to 1935, a prosecuting attorney of St. Joseph County, Indiana from 1937 to 1939, and a city attorney of South Bend from 1939 to 1941. He was the state Democrat Attorney General of Indiana from 1942 to 1944. He chaired the Indiana Public Service Commission in Indianapolis from 1943 to 1944.

On March 8, 1962, Beamer was nominated by President John F. Kennedy to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana created by 75 Stat. 80. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 11, 1962, and received his commission on April 12, 1962. He served as chief judge from 1972 until his death in 1974.

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