George N. Beamer

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George N. Beamer
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
In office
1972–1974
Preceded byRobert A. Grant
Succeeded byJesse E. Eschbach
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
In office
April 12, 1962 – October 21, 1974
Appointed byJohn F. Kennedy
Preceded bySeat established by 75 Stat. 80
Succeeded byPhil McClellan McNagny Jr.
Personal details
Born
George N. Beamer

(1904-10-09)October 9, 1904
Bowling Green, Indiana
DiedOctober 21, 1974(1974-10-21) (aged 70)
EducationNotre Dame Law School (LL.B.)

George N. Beamer (October 9, 1904 – October 21, 1974) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Bowling Green, Indiana, Beamer received a Bachelor of Laws from Notre Dame Law School in 1929. He was in private practice in South Bend, Indiana from 1929 to 1962. He was a City Judge in South Bend from 1933 to 1935, a prosecuting attorney of St. Joseph County, Indiana from 1937 to 1939, and a city attorney of South Bend from 1939 to 1941. He was the Attorney General of Indiana from 1942 to 1944. He was Chairman of the Indiana Public Service Commission in Indianapolis from 1943 to 1944.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On March 8, 1962, Beamer was nominated by President John F. Kennedy to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana created by 75 Stat. 80. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 11, 1962, and received his commission on April 12, 1962. He served as Chief Judge from 1972 until his death on October 21, 1974.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 75 Stat. 80
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
1962–1974
Succeeded by
Phil McClellan McNagny Jr.
Preceded by
Robert A. Grant
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
1972–1974
Succeeded by
Jesse E. Eschbach