History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Quist, Gordon Jay
Born 1937 in Grand Rapids, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 20, 1992, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1992, and received commission on June 30, 1992. Assumed senior status on January 1, 2006.

Michigan State University, B.A., 1959
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1962

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1962-1964
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1964-1966
Private practice, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1967-1992


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