Lawrence Gubow

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Lawrence Gubow (January 10, 1919 – March 26, 1978) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Gubow received an A.B. from the University of Michigan in 1940 and was in the United States Army during World War II and its aftermath, from 1941 to 1948, achieving the rank of Captain. He received an LL.B. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1950. He was in private practice in Detroit, Michigan from 1951 to 1953. He was a Commissioner on the Michigan Corporations and Securities Commission from 1953 to 1961. He was then the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1961 to 1968.

On August 2, 1968, Gubow was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan vacated by Wade Hampton McCree, Jr.. Gubow was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 13, 1968, and received his commission on September 14, 1968. Gubow served in that capacity until his death, in 1978.

He is survived by wife Estelle, children David (Dottie), Mona, and Janey, along with two granddaughters Jackie and Rachel.