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Nathaniel Gorton

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Nathaniel Gorton
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Current Court Information:
District of Massachusetts
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #13
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   9/24/1992 - Present
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Personal History
Born:   1938
Hometown:   Evanston, IL
Undergraduate:   Dartmouth College, A.B., 1960
Law School:   Columbia Law, LL.B., 1966
Military service:   U.S. Navy, 1960-1962
Nathaniel M. Gorton (b. 1938) is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He joined the court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. At the time of appointment, he was a private practice in Massachusetts.[1]

Early life and education

An Illinois native, Gorton graduated from Dartmouth College with his bachelor's degree in 1960 and graduated from Columbia Law School with his law degree in 1966.[1]

Military service

Gorton served in the US Navy on active duty from 1960 to 1962.[1]

Professioanl career

Gorton spent his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Massachusetts from 1966 to 1992.[1]

Judicial career

District of Massachusetts

Gorton was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts by President George H.W. Bush on April 28, 1992 to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089 which was approved by Congress. Gorton was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 23, 1992 on a senate vote and received commission on September 24, 1992.[1]

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District of Massachusetts
Seat #13
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