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Name Gibson, Ernest William Jr.
City Montpelier
State VT
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gibson, Ernest William Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gibson, Ernest William Jr.
Born March 6, 1901, in Brattleboro, VT
Died November 4, 1969, in Brattleboro, VT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Vermont
Nominated by Harry S Truman on September 15, 1949, to a seat vacated by James P. Leamy. Confirmed by the Senate on October 15, 1949, and received commission on October 18, 1949. Served as chief judge, 1966-1969. Service terminated on November 4, 1969, due to death.

Education:
George Washington University Law School
Norwich University, A.B., 1923

Professional Career:
Private practice, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1927-1940
State's attorney, Windham County, Vermont, 1929-1933
Assistant secretary, Vermont State Senate, 1931-1933
Secretary, Vermont State Senate, 1933-1940
U.S. senator from Vermont, 1940-1941
U.S. Army colonel, 1941-1945
Governor, Vermont, 1946-1950
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