Lloyd D. George
|Lloyd D. George|
|Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada|
December 1, 1997
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada|
|Preceded by||Edward Cornelius Reed Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Howard D. McKibben|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada|
May 3, 1984 – December 1, 1997
|Appointed by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||Roger D. Foley|
|Succeeded by||Johnnie B. Rawlinson|
|Born||1930 (age 83–84)
Montpelier, Idaho, U.S.
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University (B.S.)
U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (J.D.)
Lloyd D. George (born 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.
George was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. George was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on April 18, 1984, to a seat vacated by Roger D. Foley. He 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 1992-1997. He 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.
Awards and honors
- Alumni Distinguished Service Award, Brigham Young University (1980)
- Silver Beaver Award, Boy Scouts of America
- Liberty Bell Award for Public Service
- Presidential Citation, Brigham Young University (2001)
- Jensen Public Service Award, Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley (2005)
- John C Mowbray Humanitarian of the Year Award, Notre Dame Club
- Jurist of the Year Award, Federal Bar Association
- Lloyd D. George at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
- Church News, December 9, 2000.[full citation needed]