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Gerard Louis Goettel

Biography of Gerard Louis Goettel

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Goettel
  • First Name: Gerard
  • Middle Name: Louis
  • Date of Birth: August , 5 , 1928
  • Place of Birth (POB): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: December , 19 , 2011
  • Place of Death (POD): Danbury , Connecticut (US-CT, CT, 09, Conn., Ct.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Gerard Louis Goettel Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Gerald Ford ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/02/1976
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Bauman , Arnold
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/02/1976
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/25/1976
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/26/1976
  • Commission Date: 03/30/1976
  • Retirement from Active Service: 08/05/1993
  • Date of Termination: 12/19/2011
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Gerard Louis Goettel in the Law School

  • Name of School: Duke University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1950

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbia Law School
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1955

Gerard Louis Goettel Career Path


  • U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant, 1951-1953
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1955-1958
  • Deputy chief, Attorney General's Special Group on Organized Crime, U.S. Department of Justice, 1958-1959
  • Private practice, New York City, 1959-1962, 1968-1969
  • Counsel, New York Life Insurance Company, 1962-1968
  • Associate general counsel, The Overmyer Company, 1969-1971

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    United States Magistrate, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1971-1976


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