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Robert Gordon Gooch

Robert Gordon Gooch, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1961, United States Supreme Court 1964, District of Columbia 1972. Named Outstanding Young Lawyer in Texas, Texas Junior Bar, 1967; named one of 5 outstanding young Texans, Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1967.

Background

  • Gooch, Robert Gordon was born on August 17, 1934 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Son of John Aubrey and Adrienne (Gordon) Gooch.

  • Education

    • AB with distinction, Washington University. AB with distinction, Lee University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws with honors, University Texas, 1961.

    Career

    • Law clerk to chief justice United States Supreme Court, 1961. Associate Baker & Botts, Houston, 1962—1969. General counsel Federal Power Commission, 1969—1972.

      Partner in charge Baker & Botts, Washington, since 1972. With Travis & Gooch, since 2009. Served to captain United States Army Reserve, 1956-1961.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1961, United States Supreme Court 1964, District of Columbia 1972.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association (chairman elect public utility law section 1987-1988), District of Columbia Bar Association, State Bar Texas, Country (Bethesda, Maryland), Houston Country, Kenwood Golf, Order of Coif.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Campbell Gooch, August 23, 1958. Children: Gordon Campbell, Ellen Aubrey.
    • father: John Aubrey Gooch
    • mother: Adrienne (Gordon) Gooch
    • spouse: Patricia Campbell Gooch
    • children: Gordon Campbell Gooch
    • Ellen Aubrey Gooch
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