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George Warthen Downs

George Warthen Downs, American federal judge. Bar: Virginia 1960, Florida 1972, District of Columbia 1990. Mayor, Town of Stuart, Virginia, 1962-1965; chairman board deacons Grace Baptist Church, 1974-1977. Member The Downtown Club, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Downs, George Warthen was born on December 29, 1933 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Lewis McCarthy and Ann Belle (Warthen) Downs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University Virginia, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Richmond, 1960.

    Career

    • Mayor Town of Stuart, Virginia, 1963-1965. Assistant commonwealth attorney Henrico County, 1966-1970. Subordinate judge Henrico General District Court, 1970-1978.

      Commissioner in chancery Henrico Circuit Court, since 1978. United States magistrate judge The United States of America District Court (eastern district) Virginia, Richmond, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1960, Florida 1972, District of Columbia 1990.

    Membership

    Mayor, Town of Stuart, Virginia, 1962-1965. Chairman board deacons Grace Baptist Church, 1974-1977. Member The Downtown Club, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, boating.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Ann Temple, January 28, 1956. Children: George Warthen Junior, Elizabeth Temple, Maryanne, Margaret Peyton.
    • father: Lewis McCarthy Downs
    • mother: Ann Belle (Warthen) Downs
    • spouse: Elizabeth Ann Temple
    • children: George Warthen Junior Downs
    • Elizabeth Temple Downs
    • Maryanne Downs
    • Margaret Peyton Downs
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    Born December 29, 1933
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