George Scott Register
George Scott Register (November 27, 1901 – March 18, 1972) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Bismarck, North Dakota, Register received an A.B. from Jamestown College in 1923 and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1926. He was a special assistant state attorney general of North Dakota from 1928 to 1929, and then a state's attorney of Burleigh County, North Dakota from 1929 to 1953. He was in private practice in Bismarck from 1953 to 1955.
On June 21, 1955, Register was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota created by 68 Stat. 8. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 22, 1955, and received his commission on July 27, 1955. He served as chief judge from 1955 to 1971, assuming senior status on December 22, 1971. Register served in that capacity until his death, in Bismarck the following year.
- George Scott Register at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.