History of the Federal Judiciary

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Gonzalez, Jose Alejandro Jr.
Born 1931 in Tampa, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 6, 1978, to a seat vacated by Charles B. Fulton. Confirmed by the Senate on July 26, 1978, and received commission on July 28, 1978. Assumed senior status on November 30, 1996.

University of Florida, B.A., 1952
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1957

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1952-1954
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1954-1960
Claims representative, State Farm Mutual Life Insurance Co., Lakeland, Florida, 1957-1958
Private practice, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1958-1964
Assistant state attorney, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1961-1964
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, 1964-1978


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