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Gorbey, James Henry

Born July 30, 1920, in Chester, PA
Died October 24, 1977

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on November 30, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1970, and received commission on December 21, 1970. Service terminated on October 24, 1977, due to death.

Bowling Green State University, B.A., 1945
Temple University School of Law (now James E. Beasley School of Law), LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:

U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant, 1942-1945
Investigator/appraiser, Inheritance Tax Department, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1950
Editor, Delaware County [Pennsylvania] Legal Journal, 1951-1952
Private practice, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1949-1967
City councilman, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1956-1963
Mayor, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1964-1967
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County [Pennsylvania], 1968-1970