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Gerhard Alden Gesell

Biography of Gerhard Alden Gesell

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Gesell
  • First Name: Gerhard
  • Middle Name: Alden
  • Date of Birth: June , 16 , 1910
  • Place of Birth (POB): Los Angeles , California (US-CA, CA, 06, CF, Calif., Ca., Cal.)
  • Date of Death: February , 19 , 1993
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Gerhard Alden Gesell Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Lyndon B. Johnson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 11/29/1967
  • Seat vacated by: Robinson, III , Spottswood W.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 11/29/1967
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/07/1967
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/07/1967
  • Commission Date: 12/12/1967
  • Retirement from Active Service: 01/22/1993
  • Date of Termination: 02/19/1993
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Gerhard Alden Gesell in the Law School

  • Name of School: Yale University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1932

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Yale Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1935

Gerhard Alden Gesell Career Path


  • Trial attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1935-1940
  • Technical advisor to the chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1940-1941
  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1941-1967
  • Chairman, President's Committee on Equal Opportunity in the Armed Forces, 1962-1964


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