Anthony A. Alaimo

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Anthony A. Alaimo
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
In office
July 1, 1991 – December 30, 2009
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
In office
December 9, 1971 – July 1, 1991
Appointed by Richard Nixon
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by William Theodore Moore, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1920-03-29)March 29, 1920
Termini Imerese, Sicily, Italy
Died December 30, 2009(2009-12-30) (aged 89)
Brunswick, Georgia
Alma mater Ohio Northern University B.A.
Emory University School of Law J.D.
Profession Attorney

Anthony A. Alaimo (March 29, 1920 – December 30, 2009) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.

Biography[edit]

Born in Termini Imerese in Sicily, Italy, Alaimo received a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Northern University in 1940, and then served as an aviator in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II, from 1941 to 1945. He achieved the rank of Second Lieutenant. After the war, Alaimo received a Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law in 1948 and entered the private practice of law in Atlanta, Georgia from 1948 to 1957, and in Brunswick, Georgia from 1957 to 1971.

District Court service[edit]

On November 29, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon nominated Alaimo to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia created by 84 Stat. 294. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 2, 1971, and received his commission on December 9, 1971. He served as chief judge from 1976 to 1990, and assumed senior status on July 1, 1991.

Death[edit]

Alaimo died on December 30, 2009, after being admitted to a Southeast Georgia Health System hospital in Brunswick, Georgia for treatment of an undisclosed condition. He was 89 years old.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
new seat
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
1971–1991
Succeeded by
William Theodore Moore Jr.