History of the Federal Judiciary

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Rich, Giles Sutherland
Born May 30, 1904, in Rochester, NY
Died June 9, 1999, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Judge, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 17, 1956, to a seat vacated by Noble J. Johnson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 19, 1956, and received commission on July 19, 1956. Service terminated on September 30, 1982, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 25. Service terminated on June 9, 1999, due to death.

Harvard College, B.S., 1926
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1929

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City 1929-1956
Lecturer, Columbia University, 1942-1956
Adjunct professor, Georgetown University, 1963-1969

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