George Washington White

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George Washington White
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
In office
1995–1999
Preceded by Thomas Demetrios Lambros
Succeeded by Paul Ramon Matia
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
In office
May 23, 1980 – February 26, 1999
Nominated by Jimmy Carter
Preceded by new seat
Succeeded by John R. Adams
Personal details
Born May 6, 1931 (1931-05-06)
Duquesne, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died November 12, 2011 (2011-11-13) (aged 80)
Alma mater Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

George Washington White (May 6, 1931 – November 12, 2011) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, White received a J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1955. He was in private practice in Cleveland, Ohio from 1956 to 1968. He was a Referee, Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County from 1957 to 1962. He was a City councilman, Cleveland from 1963 to 1968. He was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas from 1968 to 1980.

White was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. White was nominated by President Jimmy Carter on March 28, 1980, to a new seat created by 92 Stat. 1629. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 21, 1980, and received his commission on May 23, 1980. He served as chief judge from 1995–1999. He assumed senior status on February 26, 1999. White died on November 12, 2011.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
new seat
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
1980–1999
Succeeded by
John R. Adams
Preceded by
Thomas Demetrios Lambros
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
1995–1999
Succeeded by
Paul Ramon Matia