(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 12/20/1925, in Springfield, MO.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri.
Nominated by President Ronald Reagan (Republican) on 07/09/1981; confirmed by the Senate on 09/16/1981; received judicial commission on 09/19/1981.
Service terminated on 03/30/1982 due to elevation to another court.
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Nominated by President Ronald Reagan (Republican) on 02/02/1982; confirmed by the Senate on 03/04/1982; received judicial commission on 03/09/1982.
Assumed senior status on 01/01/1994.
As of April 2007, when this biographical information was gathered, Judge Gibson remained on the federal bench. Education
University of Missouri-Columbia, A.B., 1949.
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, J.D., 1952.Non-judicial Career
U.S. Army Sergeant, 1944-1946
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1952-1981