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MacKinnon, George Edward

House 1935-42 (District 29)

Party when first elected:  Nonpartisan Election

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 4/22/1906 Date of Death: 5/1/1995
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota Birth County: Ramsey Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Minneapolis

Occupation (when first elected):  Lawyer

EDUCATION

University of Colorado, Boulder; Attended College; 1923-24
University of Minnesota, Law School; LL.B.; 1929

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

MilitaryUnited States Navy ??/??/1942 to ??/??/1946
U.S. Representative3rd Congressional District, MinnesotaElected01/06/1947 to 01/03/1949
U.S. AttorneyDistrict of Minnesota ??/??/1953 to ??/??/1958
U.S. AttorneyUnited States Department of Justice (Special Assistant) ??/??/1960 to ??/??/1961
JudgeUnited States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit ??/??/1969 to ??/??/1995
JudgeUnited States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review ??/??/1979 to ??/??/1982
U.S. Executive BranchUnited States Sentencing CommissionAppointed??/??/1985 to ??/??/1991

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 1948.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Minnesota in 1958.

He was a member of the Republican Party when elected to the United States Congress.

He died in Potomac, Maryland. He was buried in Union Cemetery in Long Lake, Minnesota.


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Map of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
Total Days Served: 2919

SESSIONS SERVED

52nd Legislative Session (1941-1942)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1940 Term of Office: 1/7/1941 to 1/4/1943
District: 29 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Appropriations
Civil Administration
Education
Judiciary (Chair)
Rules

51st Legislative Session (1939-1940)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/8/1938 Term of Office: 1/3/1939 to 1/6/1941
District: 29 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Appropriations
Civil Administration
Education
Judiciary (Chair)
Rules

50th Legislative Session (1937-1938)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/3/1936 Term of Office: 1/5/1937 to 1/2/1939
District: 29 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Aircraft and Airways
Appropriations
Cities of the First Class
Commerce, Manufacture and Retail Trade
Education
General Legislation
Judiciary
State Prison

49th Legislative Session (1935-1936)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/6/1934 Term of Office: 1/8/1935 to 1/4/1937
District: 29 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Lawyer
Party: Nonpartisan Election
Committees:
Appropriations
Banks and Banking
Education
General Legislation
Insurance
Judiciary
Taxes and Tax Laws
University and State Schools

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