James Fleming Gordon

Personal

Birthday: 
5/18/1918
Birthplace: 
Madisonville, KY
Date of Death: 
2/9/1990
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Madisonville, Kentucky, 1941-1942, 1945-1965
U.S. Army, 1942-1945
Campaign chairman, Kentucky Democratic Party, 1955
Chairman, Kentucky Public Service Commission, 1956-1960
Special counsel, Gov. Edward T. Breathitt, Kentucky, 1964-1965
Speakers chairman, Kentucky Democratic Party, 1966

Education

Name of School: 

University of Kentucky College of Law

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1941

Judicial Career

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

Kentucky Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/23/1965
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/1/1976
Termination Date: 
2/9/1990
Termination Reason: 
Death
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