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Name Gordon, Myron L.
City Milwaukee
State WI
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:

Gordon, Myron L.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gordon, Myron L.
Born February 11, 1918, in Kenosha, WI
Died November 3, 2009, in Palm Desert, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on January 16, 1967, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1967, and received commission on March 4, 1967. Assumed senior status on February 12, 1983. Service terminated on November 3, 2009, due to death.

Education:
University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1939
University of Wisconsin, M.A., 1939
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1942

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1945
Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1945-1950
Judge, Milwaukee County [Wisconsin] Civil Court, 1950-1954
Judge, Wisconsin Circuit Court, 1954-1961
Associate justice, Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1961-1967
Research Collections
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) JC-WI-0001 : Inmates of Milwaukee County Jail v. Petersen
JC-WI-0004 : Jordan v. Wokle


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