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Porterie, Gaston Louis Noel
Born January 22, 1885, in Mansura, LA
Died March 24, 1953

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 25, 1939, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on February 1, 1939, and received commission on February 9, 1939. Service terminated on March 24, 1953, due to death.

Louisiana State University, B.S., 1904
Louisiana State University Law School, LL.B., 1915

Professional Career:
Private practice, Marksville, Louisiana, 1915-1920
District attorney, Fourteenth Judicial District, Louisiana, 1916-1920
Private practice, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, 1920-1932
District attorney, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, 1920-1932
Attorney general, State of Louisiana, 1932-1939

Nominated to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Louisiana [sic], January 24, 1939; nomination withdrawn by president, January 25, 1939


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