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George Weston Anderson

George Weston ANDERSON, Judge, United States Circuit Court of Appeals.

Background

  • Anderson, George Weston was born on September 1, 1861 in Acworth, New Hampshire, United States. Son of David Campbell and Martha Lucinda (Brigham) Anderson.

  • Education

    • Graduate Cushing Academy, Massachusetts, 1882. Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1886, Doctor of Laws, 1921. Bachelor of Laws, summa cum laude, Boston University Law School, 1890.

      Doctor of Laws, Boston University, 1931.

    Career

    • Practiced, Boston, since 1890. Member School Committee, Boston, 1895-1900. Democratic candidate attorney general of Massachusetts, 1911, 1912.

      Appointed member Public Service Commission, July 1, 1913, term of 4 years (resigned). United States district attorney, Massachusetts, November 1, 1914-October, 1917. Member Interstate Commerce Commission, October 1917-November 1918.

      Became judge The United States of America Circuit Court of Appeals, Boston, 1918 retired. Trustee World Peace Foundation, Cushing Academy.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member, Public Service Commission, Massachusetts, 1913, resigned. United States District Attorney, Massachusetts, 1914-1917. Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1917-1918.

    Judge, United States Circuit Court of Appeals, Boston, Massachusetts, since 1918. Trustee, World Peace Foundation, Charlesbank Homes, Cushing Academy Member of American and Boston Bar Associations. American Academy, of Political and Social Science.

    American Association for Labor Legislation. Phi Beta Kappa; Masons. Clubs: Boston City, Twentieth Century, Cosmos (Washington, District of Columbia).
    • Member, Public Service Commission, Massachusetts, 1913, resigned. United States District Attorney, Massachusetts, 1914-1917. Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1917-1918. Judge, United States Circuit Court of Appeals, Boston, Massachusetts, since 1918. Trustee, World Peace Foundation, Charlesbank Homes, Cushing Academy Member of American and Boston Bar Associations. American Academy, of Political and Social Science. American Assn, for Labor Legislation. Phi Beta Kappa; Masons. Clubs: Boston City, Twentieth Century, Cosmos (Washington, District of Columbia).

    Connections

    • Married Minnie E. Mitchell, 1897 (died 1906). Married second, Addie Earle Kenerson, January 25, 1908.
    • father: David Campbell Anderson
    • mother: Martha Lucinda (Brigham) Anderson
    • spouses: Minnie E. Mitchell
    • Addie Earle Kenerson
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    Born September 1, 1861
    Died February 14, 1938
    (aged 76)
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