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Marvin Herman Shoob

Marvin Herman Shoob (February 23, 1923 – June 12, 2017) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Marvin Herman Shoob
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
In office
September 30, 1991 – June 12, 2017
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
In office
July 24, 1979 – September 30, 1991
Appointed by Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Seat established by 92 Stat. 1629
Succeeded by Frank M. Hull
Personal details
Born (1923-02-23)February 23, 1923
Walterboro, South Carolina
Died June 12, 2017(2017-06-12) (aged 94)
Atlanta, Georgia
Education University of Georgia School of Law J.D.

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Education and careerEdit

Born in Walterboro, South Carolina, Shoob was in the United States Army during World War II, from 1942 to 1945, becoming a Sergeant. He received a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1948. He was in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia from 1948 to 1979.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

On June 5, 1979, Shoob was nominated by President Jimmy Carter to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia created by 92 Stat. 1629. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 23, 1979, and received his commission on July 24, 1979.[1] He assumed senior status on September 30, 1991. He took inactive senior status on February 23, 2016,[2] serving in that capacity until his death on June 12, 2017, at his home in Atlanta, Georgia.[3]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 92 Stat. 1629
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
1994–1997
Succeeded by
Frank M. Hull