Gesell, Gerhard Alden, 1910-1993

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Judge; d. 1993.

From the description of Papers, 1956-1993 (bulk 1968-1992). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605160

Judge and lawyer; died 1993.

From the description of Papers of Gerhard Alden Gesell, 1956-1993 (bulk 1968-1992). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072485

Gerhard Alden Gesell (1910-1993), lawyer, judge, and government official, was the Director of the President's Committee on Equal Opportunity in the Armed Services from 1962 to 1964.

From the description of Gesell, Gerhard Alden, 1910-1993 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572498

Biographical Note

  • 1910, 16 June: Born, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • 1932: A.B., Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1935: LL.B., Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1935 - 1941 : Attorney, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • 1936: Married Marion Holliday Pike
  • 1941 - 1967 : Member, law firm of Covington and Burling, Washington, D.C.
  • 1945 - 1946 : Chief assistant counsel, Joint Congressional Committee on Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack
  • 1962 - 1964 : Chairman, President's Committee on Equal Opportunity in the Armed Forces
  • 1968 - 1993 : Judge, United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • 1976 - 1981 : Member, District of Columbia Judicial Tenure and Disability Commission
  • 1993, 19 Feb.: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Gerhard Alden Gesell Papers, 1956-1993, (bulk 1968-1992), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit, Oral History Project, Oral History Interviews, 1991-2004 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Gesell, Gerhard Alden, 1910-1993. [Gerhard Gesell collection of U.S. Supreme Court justices' autographs, 1782-1993]. Yale University, Law School Library
referencedIn Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project. Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project oral history interviews, 1991-2004 Library of Congress
creatorOf Gesell, Gerhard Alden, 1910-1993. Papers of Gerhard Alden Gesell, 1956-1993 (bulk 1968-1992). Library of Congress
creatorOf Gerhard A. Gesell Papers. 1961 - 1967. Files Related to the Committee on Equal Opportunity in the Armed Services
referencedIn Ames, Louise Bates. Louise Bates Ames papers, 1915-1996 (bulk 1950-1975). Library of Congress
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972, 1929-1957 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Louise Bates Ames Papers, 1915-1989, (bulk 1950-1975) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Gerhard A. Gesell Papers
creatorOf Gerhard A. Gesell Papers. 1961 - 1967. President's Committee on Equal Opportunity in the Armed Services Files
creatorOf Gerhard Alden Gesell Papers, 1956-1993, (bulk 1968-1992) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Gesell, Gerhard Alden, 1910-1993. Papers, 1956-1993 (bulk 1968-1992). Library of Congress
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Relation Name
associatedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971. person
correspondedWith Ames, Louise Bates. person
associatedWith Bancroft, Harding F. (Harding Foster), 1910- person
associatedWith Bratton, Howard C. (Howard Calvin), 1922-1964. person
associatedWith Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995. person
associatedWith Cox, Archibald, 1912-2004. person
associatedWith Fitzpatrick, Joseph M. (Joseph Mark) person
associatedWith Fitzpatrick, Joseph M. (Joseph Mark) person
correspondedWith Fitzpatrick, Joseph M. (Joseph Mark), 1925- person
associatedWith Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. person
associatedWith Harlan, John M. (John Marshall), 1899-1971. person
associatedWith Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978. person
associatedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973. person
associatedWith Kaufman, Irving R. (Irving Robert), 1910-1992. person
associatedWith Lumbard, J. Edward. person
associatedWith North, Oliver. person
associatedWith North, Oliver. person
associatedWith O'Brian, John Lord, b. 1874. person
associatedWith Remington, Frank J., 1922-1996. person
associatedWith Sirica, John J. person
associatedWith Stewart, Potter. person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Constitution. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. District Court (District of Columbia) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Walsh, Lawrence E. person
associatedWith Warren, Earl, 1891-1974. person
associatedWith Wilson, Frank M. person
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United States
United States
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Subject
Crime
Riots--Washington (D.C.)
Abortion--Law and legislation
Demography--Washington (D.C.)
Families
Constitutional law
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
Sentences (Criminal procedure)
Constitutional amendments--United States
Administrative law
Race relations
Riots
Civil rights
Judges--Autographs
Justice, Administration of
Demography
Constitutional amendments
Antitrust law
Autographs--Collections
Patent laws and legislation
Iran--Contra Affair, 1985-1990
Occupation
Judges--Washington (D.C.)
Jurists
Lawyers
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Birth 1910-06-16

Death 1993-02-19

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