Nathaniel M. Gorton

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Nathaniel Matheson Gorton (born July 25, 1938) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Evanston, Illinois, Gorton received an A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1960 and an LL.B. 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.

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 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 23, 1992, and received his commission on September 24, 1992.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
new seat
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
1992–present
Incumbent