Gerhard Alden Gesell

Personal

Birthday: 
6/16/1910
Birthplace: 
Los Angeles, CA
Date of Death: 
2/19/1993
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Trial attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1935-1940
Technical advisor to the chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1940-1941
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1941-1967
Chairman, President`s Committee on Equal Opportunity in the Armed Forces, 1962-1964

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1932
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1935

Judicial Career

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

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/12/1967
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/22/1993
Termination Date: 
2/19/1993
Termination Reason: 
Death
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