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Gerald William Heaney

Biography of Gerald William Heaney

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Heaney
  • First Name: Gerald
  • Middle Name: William
  • Date of Birth: January , 29 , 1918
  • Place of Birth (POB): Goodhue , Minnesota (US-MN, MN, 27, Minn., Mn.)
  • Date of Death: June , 22 , 2010
  • Place of Death (POD): Duluth , Minnesota (US-MN, MN, 27, Minn., Mn.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Gerald William Heaney Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Lyndon B. Johnson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 09/09/1966
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 80 Stat. 75
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 09/09/1966
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 10/20/1966
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/20/1966
  • Commission Date: 11/03/1966
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/31/1988
  • Date of Termination: 08/31/2006
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Gerald William Heaney in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Minnesota
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)L.
  • Law Degree Year: 1939

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Minnesota Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1941

Gerald William Heaney Career Path


  • Attorney, Minnesota State Securities Commission, 1941-1942
  • U.S. Army captain, 1942-1946
  • Private practice, Duluth, Minnesota, 1946-1966


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