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Name McDonald, Gabrielle Anne Kirk
City Houston
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1942 in St. Paul, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1942 in St. Paul, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 27, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on May 10, 1979, and received commission on May 11, 1979. Service terminated on August 14, 1988, due to resignation.

Education:
Howard University School of Law, LL.B., 1966

Professional Career:

Staff attorney, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, New York City, 1966-1968
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1969-1979
Faculty, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, 1970, 1975-1977, 1993-
Visiting professor, St. Mary's Law School, 1991-1993
Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague, 1993-1999; president, 1997-1999
Judge, Iran-United States Claim Tribunal, The Hague, 2001-


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