August 1, 1992
G. Harrold Carswell, Nixon nomineeTALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Former federal appeals court judge G. Harrold Carswell, who was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Nixon, then rejected by the Senate in a bitter political battle, died yesterday. Mr. Carswell, who was 72, died of lung cancer, said his son, Scott Carswell of Tallahassee.The former 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge died at Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center, his son said. He had retired in the mid-1970s and lived in nearby Monticello.