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George Weston ANDERSON, Judge, American 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.

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