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Ernest William Gibson

Biography of Ernest William Gibson Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Gibson
  • First Name: Ernest
  • Middle Name: William
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: March , 6 , 1901
  • Place of Birth (POB): Brattleboro , Vermont (US-VT, VT, 50, Vt.)
  • Date of Death: November , 4 , 1969
  • Place of Death (POD): Brattleboro , Vermont (US-VT, VT, 50, Vt.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Ernest William Gibson Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Vermont
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Harry S Truman ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 09/15/1949
  • Seat vacated by: Leamy , James P.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 09/15/1949
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 10/13/1949
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/15/1949
  • Commission Date: 10/18/1949
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1966
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1969
  • Date of Termination: 11/04/1969
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Ernest William Gibson Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Norwich University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1923

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): George Washington University Law School

Ernest William Gibson Jr. Career Path


  • Private practice, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1927-1940
  • State's attorney, Windham County, Vermont, 1929-1933
  • Assistant secretary, Vermont State Senate, 1931-1933
  • Secretary, Vermont State Senate, 1933-1940
  • U.S. senator from Vermont, 1940-1941
  • U.S. Army colonel, 1941-1945
  • Governor, Vermont, 1946-1950


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