George F. Sullivan

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George F. Sullivan (January 30, 1886 – April 14, 1944) was a United States federal judge.

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Born in Shakopee, Minnesota, Sullivan received an LL.B. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1908. He was in private practice in Jordan, Minnesota from 1908 to 1933. He was a County attorney of Scott County, Minnesota from 1913 to 1923. He was the United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota from 1933 to 1937.

On August 12, 1937, Sullivan was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota vacated by Joseph W. Molyneaux. Sullivan was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 17, 1937, and received his commission on August 20, 1937, serving in that capacity until his death.

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Preceded by
Joseph W. Molyneaux
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
1937–1944
Succeeded by
Dennis F. Donovan