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Name Gesell, Gerhard Alden
City Washington
State DC
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 June 16, 1910, in Los Angeles, CA
Died February 19, 1993, in Washington, DC

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

Born June 16, 1910, in Los Angeles, CA
Died February 19, 1993, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on November 29, 1967, to a seat vacated by Spottswood W. Robinson, III. Confirmed by the Senate on December 7, 1967, and received commission on December 12, 1967. Assumed senior status on January 22, 1993. Service terminated on February 19, 1993, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, A.B., 1932
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1935

Professional Career:

Trial attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1935-1940
Technical advisor to the chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1940-1941
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1941-1967
Chairman, President's Committee on Equal Opportunity in the Armed Forces, 1962-1964
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 1970-1972


compress summary

Case(s) FH-DC-0002 : National Urban League v. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

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