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James Henry Gorbey


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James Henry Gorbey

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Jody (Mignogna) Pokoy,
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James Henry Gorbey

Contributed by Shirley Lambert, shirley.lambert@cape.k12.de.us

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

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on November 30, 1970, to a new seat created 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.

Education:
Bowling Green State University, B.A., 1945
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant, 1942-1945
Investigator and appraiser, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Department, 1950
Editor, Delaware County Legal Journal, 1951-1952
Private practice, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1949-1967
Chester, Pennsylvania City Councilman, 1956-1963
Mayor of Chester, Pennsylvania, 1964-1967
Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1968-1970

Race or Ethnicity: White

Gender: Male

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