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George Gardner Fagg, American Federal judge. Bar: Iowa 1958. Member American Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Order of Coif.

Background

Fagg, George Gardner was born on April 30, 1934 in Eldora, Iowa, United States. Son of Ned and Arleene (Gardner) Fagg.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Drake University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Drake University, 1958.

Career

Born in Eldora, Iowa, Fagg received a B.A. from Drake University in 1956, and a J.D. from Drake University Law School in 1958. After practicing law in Marshalltown, Iowa from 1958 to 1972, he was appointed to the Iowa state district court bench in the 2nd Judicial District, where he served from 1972 to 1982. Fagg was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 22, 1982, to a seat on the Eighth Circuit that was vacated when Roy Laverne Stephenson assumed senior status.

He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 1, 1982, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on May 1, 1999. Fagg died on July 14, 2015 in Johnston, Iowa.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Order of Coif.

Connections

Married Jane E. Wood, August 19, 1956. Children: Martha, Thomas, Ned, Susan, George, Sarah.