Carl E. McGowan

Personal

Birthday: 
5/7/1911
Birthplace: 
Hymera, IN
Date of Death: 
12/21/1987
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1936-1939
Faculty, Northwestern Law School, 1939-1942, 1948-1949
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1945
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1946-1948
Counsel, Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson II, Illinois, 1949-1953
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1953-1963
General counsel, Chicago and North Western Railway, 1957-1963

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, August 16, 1962; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Dartmouth College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1932
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1936

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/27/1963
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/31/1981
Termination Date: 
12/21/1987
Termination Reason: 
Death
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