Lloyd D. George

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Lloyd D. George
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Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 1, 1997
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
In office
1992–1997
Preceded by Edward Cornelius Reed Jr.
Succeeded by Howard D. McKibben
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
In office
May 3, 1984 – December 1, 1997
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Roger D. Foley
Succeeded by Johnnie B. Rawlinson
Judge of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit
In office
1980–1984
Appointed by United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada
In office
1974–1984
Appointed by United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Preceded by None
Personal details
Born Lloyd Dee George[1]
(1930-02-22) February 22, 1930 (age 85)[2]
Montpelier, Idaho, U.S.
Alma mater Brigham Young University (B.S.)
UC Berkeley School of Law (J.D.)

Lloyd Dee George (born February 22, 1930) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Montpelier, Idaho, George was raised in Las Vegas, and was the class president of the 1948 class of Las Vegas High School. He received a B.S. from Brigham Young University in 1955 and, after serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1958, received a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law in 1961. He was in private practice in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1961 to 1974, and was also a justice of the peace for Clark County, Nevada from 1962 to 1969. He was U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Nevada from 1974–1984, serving on the Ninth Circuit U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panels from 1980 to 1984.

On April 18, 1984, George was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada vacated by Roger D. Foley. George was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 30, 1984, and received his commission on May 3, 1984. He served as chief judge from 1992 to 1997, and assumed senior status on December 1, 1997.

George is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as a missionary in Wisconsin and Illinois for the Church. The Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas, Nevada is named in his honor as well as the State Bar of Nevada's Lloyd D. George Professionalism Award and the William S. Boyd School of Law's Judge Lloyd George Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Presidential citation: Lloyd D. George". Spring Commencement Exercises. Brigham Young University. 2001. p. 19. 
  2. ^ "House Report 105-518". US House of Representatives. May 7, 1998. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.deseretnews.com/article/839648/Holocaust-survivor-urges-BYU-grads-to-reach-out.html?pg=all