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Arthur Joseph Goldberg

Biography of Arthur Joseph Goldberg

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Goldberg
  • First Name: Arthur
  • Middle Name: Joseph
  • Date of Birth: August , 8 , 1908
  • Place of Birth (POB): Chicago , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Date of Death: January , 19 , 1990
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Arthur Joseph Goldberg Court Service Information

  • Court Name: Supreme Court of the United States
  • Court Type: United States Supreme Court (USSC)
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John F. Kennedy ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/31/1962
  • Seat vacated by: Frankfurter , Felix
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/31/1962
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/25/1962
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/25/1962
  • Commission Date: 09/28/1962
  • Date of Termination: 07/26/1965
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Arthur Joseph Goldberg in the Law School

  • Name of School: Northwestern University School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1928

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Northwestern University School of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1929

Arthur Joseph Goldberg Career Path


  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1929-1952
  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1952-1961, 1971-1990
  • Special assistant, Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1943
  • General counsel, United Steelworkers, 1948-1961
  • General counsel, CIO, 1948-1955
  • General counsel, AFL-CIO, 1955-1961
  • Secretary of Labor, 1961-1962
  • Ambassador to the United Nations, U.S. Department of State, 1965-1968
  • Private practice, New York City, 1968-1971
  • Ambassador-at-large, U.S. Department of State, 1977-1978

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    Allotment as Circuit Justice:

  • First Circuit, October 15, 1962-July 26, 1965


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