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George Eastland CHRISTIAN

judge , commission of appeals in aid of court of criminal appeals

George Eastland CHRISTIAN, American Judge, Commission of Appeals in Aid of Court of Criminal Appeals. Member, Board of Pardon Advisers, 1927. Appointed Judge, communications of Appeals in Aid of Court of Criminal Appeals, Texas, 1927; re-appointed since 1929. Member of Sigma Nu; Masons; Texas Bar Association; American Bar Association.

Background

CHRISTIAN, George Eastland was born on January 17, 1888 in Burnet, Texas. Son of George and Juliet (Johnson) Christian.

Education

University of Texas, B. A., 1911; Law Department, 1911-1912

Career

Appointed District Attorney, 33 Judicial District, Texas, 1919. Elected 1920; re-elected 1922, 1924. Appointed Assistant Attorney Genl., Texas, 1925-1927.

Membership

  • Member, Board of Pardon Advisers, 1927. Appointed Judge, communications of Appeals in Aid of Court of Criminal Appeals, Texas, 1927. Re-appointed since 1929. Member of Sigma Nu; Masons. Texas Bar Association. American Bar Association.

Connections

Spouse Ruby Scott, Burnet, Texas, 1923.