Elmer Gordon West

Personal

Birthday: 
11/17/1914
Birthplace: 
Hyde Park, MA
Date of Death: 
11/2/1992
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1945
Attorney, Louisiana State Department of Revenue, 1945-1946
Private practice, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1946-1961
Inheritance tax collector, State of Louisiana, 1948-1952

Education

Name of School: 
Louisiana State University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 

Paul M Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University

LSU Law Center offers training in both civil law, used in Louisiana and in 60% of the world's jurisdictions, and common law, in force in 49 other states and in 40% of the glob.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1942

Judicial Career

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

Louisiana Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/15/1961
Termination Date: 
4/16/1972
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
Court Name - Second: 

Louisiana Middle District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
4/16/1972
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
11/27/1979
Termination Date - Second: 
11/2/1992
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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