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Richard Arthur Gadbois

Biography of Richard Arthur Gadbois Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Gadbois
  • First Name: Richard
  • Middle Name: Arthur
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: June , 18 , 1932
  • Place of Birth (POB): Omaha , Nebraska (US-NE, NE, 31, NB, Nebr., Neb.)
  • Date of Death: October , 2 , 1996
  • Place of Death (POD): Los Angeles , California (US-CA, CA, 06, CF, Calif., Ca., Cal.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Richard Arthur Gadbois Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Central District of California
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 06/28/1982
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Hill , Irving
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 06/28/1982
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/26/1982
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/27/1982
  • Commission Date: 07/28/1982
  • Retirement from Active Service: 01/24/1996
  • Date of Termination: 10/02/1996
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Richard Arthur Gadbois Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: St. John's University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1955

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1958

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Southern California Law School
  • Law Degree Year: 1960

Richard Arthur Gadbois Jr. Career Path


  • Deputy attorney general, State of California, 1958-1959
  • Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1960-1968
  • Vice president/general counsel/secretary, Denny's, Inc., La Mirada, California, 1968-1971
  • Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1971-1972
  • Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1972-1982


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