Floyd Robert Gibson

Personal

Birthday: 
3/3/1910
Birthplace: 
Prescott, AZ
Date of Death: 
10/4/2001
Place of Death: 
Kansas City, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Independence, Missouri, 1933-1937
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1937-1961
State representative, Missouri, 1940-1946
Counselor, Jackson County, Missouri, 1942-1944
State senator, Missouri, 1946-1961; president pro tem, 1957-1961

Education

Name of School: 
University of Missouri
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1931
Name of School - Second: 

University of Missouri Columbia School of Law

The MU School of Law aspires to be the school of choice for outstanding students, both from Missouri and other states. As a national leader in the field of dispute resolution, we seek to complement a strong traditional curriculum with an orientation toward lawyering as a problem-solving endeavor. We strive to foster a diverse faculty of nationally recognized scholars who are committed to effective teaching, and to attract a student body with diverse experiences and views. We also strive to offer an intellectually rigorous and collegial environment for the study of law. Furthermore, we seek to graduate well-rounded lawyers who are sensitive to ethical issues, prepared to serve clients, and ready to be leaders in promoting justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1933

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Western District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/30/1961
Termination Date: 
6/20/1965
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
6/8/1965
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
12/31/1979
Termination Date - Second: 
10/4/2001
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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