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George Warthen Downs, American Federal judge. Bar: Virginia 1960, Florida 1972, District of Columbia 1990. Mayor, Town of Stuart, Virginia, 1962-1965; Chairman of the 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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, boating.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ann Temple, January 28, 1956. Children: George Warthen Junior, Elizabeth Temple, Maryanne, Margaret Peyton.