George Edward MacKINNON, Congress, MN (1906-1995)


MacKINNON, George Edward, a Representative from Minnesota; born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 22, 1906; attended the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo., 1923-1924; L.L.B., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn., 1929; lawyer, private practice; member of the Minnesota state house of representatives, 1935-1942; United States Navy, 1942-1946; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-first Congress in 1948; United States attorney for the district of Minnesota, 1953-1958; unsuccessful candidate for governor of Minnesota in 1958; special assistant, United States Department of Justice, 1960-1961; judge, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1969-1995; presiding judge, United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, 1979-1982; member, United States Sentencing Commission, 1985-1991; died on May 1, 1995, in Potomac, Md.; interment in Union Cemetery, Long Lake, Minn.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present