George Gardner Fagg

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George Gardner Fagg
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
In office
May 1, 1999 – July 14, 2015
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
In office
October 1, 1982 – May 1, 1999
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded byRoy Laverne Stephenson
Succeeded byMichael Joseph Melloy
Personal details
Born
George Gardner Fagg

(1934-04-30)April 30, 1934
Eldora, Iowa
DiedJuly 14, 2015(2015-07-14) (aged 81)
Johnston, Iowa
EducationDrake University (B.A.)
Drake University Law School (J.D.)

George Gardner Fagg (April 30, 1934 – July 14, 2015) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Born in Eldora, Iowa, Fagg received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Drake University in 1956, and a Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School in 1958. After practicing law in Marshalltown, Iowa from 1958 to 1972, he was appointed to the Iowa state district court bench in the 2nd Judicial District, where he served from 1972 to 1982.[2]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Fagg was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 22, 1982, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit that was vacated when Judge Roy Laverne Stephenson assumed senior status. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 1, 1982, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on May 1, 1999.[2] Fagg died on July 14, 2015 in Johnston, Iowa.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ LLC, Marquis Who's Who (24 July 1977). "Who's who in Government". Marquis Who's Who. – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b "Fagg, George Gardner - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
  3. ^ "Longtime Iowa judge George Fagg dies". Des Moines Register. 15 July 2015.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Roy Laverne Stephenson
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
1982–1999
Succeeded by
Michael Joseph Melloy