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James Henry Gorbey

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James Henry Gorbey

Photo courtesy of
Jody (Mignogna) Pokoy,

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.

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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