Archibald Battle Lovett

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Archibald Battle Lovett (June 21, 1884 – December 28, 1945) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Sylvania, Georgia, Lovett attended Mercer University and read law to enter the bar in 1907. He was a prosecuting attorney of the Sylvania, Georgia City Courts from 1914 to 1918, also serving as mayor of Sylvania from 1914 to 1918. He was a judge on the Superior Courts, Georgia from 1919 to 1921. He was in private practice in Savannah, Georgia from 1921 to 1941.

On September 8, 1941, Lovett was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia vacated by William H. Barrett. Lovett was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 2, 1941, and received his commission on October 7, 1941. Lovett served in that capacity until his death, in 1945.

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Preceded by
William Hale Barrett
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
1941–1945
Succeeded by
Francis Muir Scarlett