Nathaniel M. Gorton

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Nathaniel Matheson Gorton
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Assumed office
September 24, 1992
Appointed by George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Personal details
Born Nathaniel Matheson Gorton
(1938-07-25) July 25, 1938 (age 80)
Evanston, Illinois
Education Dartmouth College (A.B.)
Columbia Law School (LL.B.)

Nathaniel Matheson Gorton (born July 25, 1938) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Evanston, Illinois, Gorton received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Dartmouth College in 1960 and a Bachelor of Laws from Columbia Law School in 1966. He was in the United States Navy from 1960 to 1962. He was in private practice in Boston, Massachusetts from 1966 to 1992. Gorton is the brother of former United States Senator Slade Gorton.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On April 28, 1992, Gorton was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts created by Section 203(a)(14) of the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990 (Pub.L. 101–650, 104 Stat. 5100). He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 23, 1992, and received his commission on September 24, 1992.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
1992–present
Incumbent