Wallace Samuel Gourley

Personal

Birthday: 
8/4/1904
Birthplace: 
Wellsville, OH
Date of Death: 
9/23/1976
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1929-1936
Investigator, Retail Credit Company, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1929-1936
First assistant district attorney, Washington County, Pennsylvania, 1936-1944
State senator, Pennsylvania, 1941-1945

Education

Name of School: 

Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law

The Moritz College offers a nationally ranked program and certificate in the emerging area of alternative dispute resolution, as well as an exceptionally broad array of clinical programs, including clinics in civil and criminal practice, mediation, legislation, and juvenile law. The curriculum provides excellent preparation in criminal law, intellectual property law, employment and labor law, commercial law, international law, and many other fields.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1929

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/29/1945
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/4/1969
Termination Date: 
9/23/1976
Termination Reason: 
Death
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