George Ewing Martin
|George Ewing Martin|
|Chief Justice of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit|
May 24, 1924 – September 30, 1937
|Appointed by||Calvin Coolidge|
|Preceded by||Constantine Smyth|
|Succeeded by||Duncan Groner|
|Chief Judge of the United States Court of Customs Appeals|
January 4, 1923 – May 24, 1924
|Appointed by||Warren Harding|
|Preceded by||Marion De Vries|
|Succeeded by||William Graham|
|Associate Judge of the United States Court of Customs Appeals|
February 8, 1911 – January 4, 1923
|Appointed by||William Taft|
|Preceded by||William Hunt|
|Succeeded by||Charles Hatfield|
November 23, 1857|
Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.
April 14, 1948 (aged 90)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Alma mater||Wittenberg University|
George Ewing Martin (November 23, 1857 – April 14, 1948) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Lancaster, Ohio, Martin attended the University of Heidelberg and received an A.B. from Wittenberg College in 1877. He read law to enter the bar in 1883, and was in private practice in Lancaster, Ohio from 1883 to 1904. He was a Common pleas judge, 7th Judicial District of Ohio from 1904 to 1911. He was an Associate Judge, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals from 1911 to 1923, and was Presiding Judge of that court from 1923 to 1924.
On May 16, 1924, Martin was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge to the position of Chief Justice of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, vacated by Constantine J. Smyth. Martin was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 22, 1924, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on September 30, 1937, serving in that capacity until his death.
- George Ewing Martin at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
| Associate Judge of the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
Marion De Vries
| Chief Judge of the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
| Chief Justice of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit