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Gerry, John Francis

Born November 17, 1925, in Camden, NJ
Died March 10, 1995

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nominated by Gerald Ford on November 18, 1974, to a seat vacated by James A. Coolahan. Confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 1974, and received commission on December 20, 1974. Served as chief judge, 1987-1994. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1994. Service terminated on March 10, 1995, due to death.

Princeton University, A.B., 1950
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Air Forces, 1944-1946
Private practice, Camden, New Jersey, 1953-1972
Judge, Camden County [New Jersey] Court, 1972-1973
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1973-1975
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1990-1994