Arthur Joseph Goldberg

Personal

Birthday: 
8/8/1908
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Date of Death: 
1/19/1990
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1929-1952
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1952-1961, 1971-1990
Special assistant, Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1943
General counsel, United Steelworkers, 1948-1961
General counsel, CIO, 1948-1955
General counsel, AFL-CIO, 1955-1961
Secretary of Labor, 1961-1962
Ambassador to the United Nations, U.S. Department of State, 1965-1968
Private practice, New York City, 1968-1971
Ambassador-at-large, U.S. Department of State, 1977-1978

Education

Name of School: 

Northwestern University School of Law

At Northwestern Law we go beyond teaching the basics of legal reasoning to enable our students to make sound and ethical judgements, understand and improve the delivery of justice, and respond to the changing contexts in which law and legal institutions operate. Accordingly, the overarching goal of our curricular plan is to empower our graduates to adapt to and master the challenges of the changing world better than those of any other law school.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1928
Name of School - Second: 

Northwestern University School of Law

At Northwestern Law we go beyond teaching the basics of legal reasoning to enable our students to make sound and ethical judgements, understand and improve the delivery of justice, and respond to the changing contexts in which law and legal institutions operate. Accordingly, the overarching goal of our curricular plan is to empower our graduates to adapt to and master the challenges of the changing world better than those of any other law school.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1929

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/28/1962
Termination Date: 
7/26/1965
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
First Circuit, October 15, 1962-July 26, 1965

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