George Gunn

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George Gunn
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #8
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   5/10/1985 - 12/1/1996
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Henry Autrey
Personal History
Born:   1927
Deceased:   1998
Undergraduate:   Westminster College (1950)
Law School:   Washington University School of Law (1955)

George F. Gunn, Jr. (1927-1998) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Gunn was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on April 17, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 3, 1985, and received commission on May 10. He assumed senior status on December 1, 1996, and served in that capacity until his death on May 20, 1998. Gunn was succeeded in this position by Henry Autrey.

Early life and education

  • Westminster College, A.B., 1950
  • Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1955

Professional career

  • U.S. Navy Seaman, 1945-1946
  • Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1955-1971
  • Assistant general attorney, Wabash Railroad, St. Louis, Missouri, 1956-1958
  • City attorney, Brentwood, Missouri, 1963-1971
  • General attorney, Terminal Railroad Association, St. Louis, Missouri, 1968-1971
  • Municipal judge, Rock Hill, Missouri, 1970-1971
  • County counselor, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1971-1973
  • Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, 1973-1982
  • Judge, Missouri Supreme Court, 1982-1985

Judicial career

Eastern District of Missouri

Gunn was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on April 17, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333;[1] he was confirmed by the Senate on May 3, 1985, and received commission on May 10. He assumed senior status on December 1, 1996, and served in that capacity until his death on May 20, 1998. Gunn was succeeded in this position by Henry Autrey.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Eastern District of Missouri
1985–1996
Seat #8
Succeeded by:
Henry Autrey