Richard Gadbois

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Richard Gadbois
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Central District of California
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #7
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   7/28/1982 - 10/2/1996
Senior:   1/24/1996 - 10/2/1996
Preceded by:   Irving Hill
Succeeded by:   Margaret Morrow
Personal History
Born:   1932
Deceased:   1996
Undergraduate:   St. John's University (1955)
Law School:   Loyola Law School (1958), Universityo f Southern California Law School (1960)

Richard Arthur Gadbois (1932-1996) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Gadbois was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on June 28, 1982, to a seat vacated by Irving Hill; he was confirmed by the Senate on July 27, 1982, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on January 24, 1996. He served the Central District of California until his death on October 2, 1996. Gadbois was succeeded in this position by Margaret Morrow.

Early life and education

  • St. John`s University, A.B., 1955
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA, J.D., 1958
  • University of Southern California Law School, 1960

Professional career

  • Deputy state attorney general, California, 1958-1959
  • Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1960-1968
  • Vice president, general counsel and secretary, Denny's, Inc., La Mirada, California, 1968-1971
  • Judge, Municipal Court of California, City of Los Angeles, 1971-1972
  • Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1972-1982

Judicial career

Central District of California

Gadbois was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on June 28, 1982, to a seat vacated by Irving Hill;[1] he was confirmed by the Senate on July 27, 1982, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on January 24, 1996. He served the Central District of California until his death on October 2, 1996. Gadbois was succeeded in this position by Margaret Morrow.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Irving Hill
Central District of California
1982–1996
Seat #7
Succeeded by:
Margaret Morrow