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Peyton Gordon

Biography of Peyton Gordon

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Gordon
  • First Name: Peyton
  • Date of Birth: April , 30 , 1870
  • Place of Birth (POB): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Date of Death: September , 17 , 1946
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Peyton Gordon Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Calvin Coolidge ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/27/1928
  • Seat vacated by: Hoehling , Adolph A.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/27/1928
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/29/1928
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/29/1928
  • Commission Date: 03/29/1928
  • Retirement from Active Service: 02/04/1941
  • Date of Termination: 09/17/1946
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Peyton Gordon in the Law School

  • Name of School: Columbian University School of Law (now George Washington University Law School)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1890

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbian University School of Law (now George Washington University Law School)
  • Degree: Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1891

Peyton Gordon Career Path

Employment:

  • Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1891-1904
  • Pardon attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1904-1907
  • Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1907-1913
  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1914-1917, 1918-1921
  • U.S. Army, JAG Department, 1917-1918
  • U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, 1921-1928

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