History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Gordon, Jack Murphy
Born February 13, 1931, in Lake Charles, LA
Died March 4, 1982, in Metarie, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on April 14, 1971, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1971, and received commission on June 22, 1971. Service terminated on March 4, 1982, due to death.

Louisiana State University, B.S., 1951
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 1954

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force judge advocate, 1954-1956
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1954-1971


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