Charles Gelbert Neese

Personal

Birthday: 
10/3/1916
Birthplace: 
Paris, TN
Date of Death: 
10/22/1989
Place of Death: 
Nashville, TN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Paris, Tennessee, 1938-1941, 1945-1946, 1948-1949, 1951-1952
Field secretary, U.S. Rep. Herron Pearson, Tennessee, 1940-1941
Executive assistant and general counsel for unemployment compensation appeals and traffic and transportation, Gov. Prentice Cooper, Tennessee, 1941-1944
U.S. Naval Reserve commander, 1945
Public relations representative, Tennessee-Kentucky Chain Store Councils, Paris, Tennessee, 1946-1947
Campaign manager, Estes Kefauver for U.S. Senate, 1948, 1954
Administrative assistant, U.S. Sen. Estes Kefauver, Tennessee, 1949-1951
Political consultant, Paris, Tennessee, 1952
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1952-1961

Education

Name of School: 

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

The mission of the Cumberland School of Law is to educate a diverse community of students with knowledge and practical skills, equipping them to become highly competent, ethical lawyers committed to professionalism and public service.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1936
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1938

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Court Name: 

Tennessee Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/17/1962
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/31/1982
Termination Date: 
10/22/1989
Termination Reason: 
Death
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