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Name Gawthrop, Robert S. III
City Philadelphia
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born December 2, 1942, in West Chester, PA
Died August 1, 1999, in Philadelphia, PA

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born December 2, 1942, in West Chester, PA
Died August 1, 1999, in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 30, 1987, to a seat vacated by J. William Ditter, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on December 8, 1987, and received commission on December 9, 1987. Service terminated on August 1, 1999, due to death.

Education:
Amherst College, B.A., 1964
Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:

U.S. Army lieutenant, Field Artillery, 1965-1967
Law clerk, Hon. Lee F. Swope, Court of Common Pleas of Dauphin County [Pennsylvania], 1969-1970
Private practice, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1970-1978
Assistant district attorney, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1971-1978
Assistant district attorney, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, 1976-1977
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Chester County [Pennsylvania], 1978-1988
Adjunct professor, Dickinson School of Law, 1981-1982


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Case(s) JC-NJ-0005 : Vespa v. Board of Freeholders of Burlington County

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