Gene Edward Brooks

Personal

Birthday: 
6/21/1931
Birthplace: 
Griffin, IN
Date of Death: 
4/19/2004
Place of Death: 
Evansville, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant, 1953-1955
Private practice, Mount Vernon, Indiana, 1958-1968
Prosecutor, Mount Vernon, Indiana, 1959-1968
Referee in bankruptcy, Southern District of Indiana, 1968-1973

Education

Name of School: 
Indiana State University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1953
Name of School - Second: 

Indiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington

For more than 150 years, the Indiana University School of Law has provided top-flight, transformative legal education. With just over 750 students, drawn from more than 100 undergraduate schools and from three continents, Indiana Law retains a distinctive sense of collegiality and community in the stimulating, cosmopolitan college town of Bloomington, Ind.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1958

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Court Name: 

Indiana Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/5/1979
Termination Date: 
12/31/1996
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Indiana, 1973-1979

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