Gordon Thompson Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
12/28/1929
Birthplace: 
San Diego, CA
Date of Death: 
7/5/2015
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Deputy district attorney, San Diego County, California, 1957-1960
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1960-1970

Education

Name of School: 
University of Southern California
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1951
Name of School - Second: 

Southwestern Law School

The only law school with four courses of study leading to the J.D. degree, Southwestern Law School offers traditional full-time and part-time programs as well as a unique 2-year J.D. alternative curriculum. The campus includes the extraordinary Bullocks Wilshire building, a world-renowned historic Art Deco landmark that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1956

Judicial Career

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

California Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/16/1970
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/28/1994
Termination Date: 
7/5/2015
Termination Reason: 
Death
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