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Name Gibson, Floyd Robert
City St. Louis
State MO
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gibson, Floyd Robert
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gibson, Floyd Robert
Born March 3, 1910, in Prescott, AZ
Died October 4, 2001, in Kansas City, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 17, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on August 30, 1961, and received commission on August 30, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1962-1965. Service terminated on June 20, 1965, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on May 18, 1965, to a seat vacated by Albert Alphonso Ridge. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 1965, and received commission on June 8, 1965. Served as chief judge, 1974-1979. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1979. Service terminated on October 4, 2001, due to death.

Education:
University of Missouri, A.B., 1931
University of Missouri School of Law, LL.B., 1933

Professional Career:
Private practice, Independence, Missouri, 1933-1937
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1937-1961
State representative, Missouri, 1940-1946
Counselor, Jackson County, Missouri, 1942-1944
State senator, Missouri, 1946-1961; president pro tem, 1957-1961

Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-IA-0001 : Morrissey v. Brewer
JC-AR-0006 : Campbell v. Cauthron
JC-IL-0011 : Jane Does v. City of Chicago
JC-IL-0012 : Tikalski v. City of Chicago
PC-IA-0009 : Kelly v. Brewer
PC-IA-0013 : Remmers v. Brewer
PC-NE-0008 : McClelland v. Sigler
PC-SD-0004 : Wabasha v. Solem


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