History of the Federal Judiciary

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Heaney, Gerald William
Born January 29, 1918, in Goodhue, MN
Died June 22, 2010, in Duluth, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on September 9, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1988. Service terminated on August 31, 2006, due to retirement.

University of Minnesota, B.S.L., 1939
University of Minnesota Law School, LL.B., 1941

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