Peter Collins Dorsey

Personal

Birthday: 
3/24/1931
Birthplace: 
New London, CT
Date of Death: 
1/21/2012
Place of Death: 
New Haven, CT
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve, 1953-1956
Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1959-1974, 1977-1983
U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut, 1974-1977

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1953
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1959

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Court Name: 

Connecticut District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/19/1983
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/2/1998
Termination Date: 
1/21/2012
Termination Reason: 
Death
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