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.

Education:
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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