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Larry Patrick Gaitens

Larry Patrick Gaitens, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1965, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1976, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1982, Florida 1990, United States Court Claims 1994.

Background

  • Gaitens, Larry Patrick was born on March 2, 1938 in Sturgeon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert J. and Norma T. (Delaney) Gaitens.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Duquesne University, 1960. Juris Doctor, Duquesne University, 1965.

    Career

    • Associate Spinelli, McLean & Witt, Pittsburgh, 1965-1967. Partner Lucchino, Gaitens & Hough, 1967-1980. President Gaitens, Tucceli & Nicholas, 1980-1995.

      Public defender Allegheny County, 1965-1970. Trustee Trial Lawyers Criminal Court, 1970-1975. Solicitor to prothonotary Allegheny County, 1970-1972.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1965, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1976, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1982, Florida 1990, United States Court Claims 1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Mayor Crafton Borough, Crafton, Pennsylvania, 1970-1974. Delegate Home Rule Committee, Crafton, 1977, Democratic convention, New York City, 1976. Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1956-1967.

    Fellow Academy Trial Lawyers. Member Allegheny County Bar Association, School Solicitors Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Architecture.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor C. Cherry, July 4, 1962. Children: Richard, Maureen, Alida.
    • father: Robert J. Gaitens
    • mother: Norma T. (Delaney) Gaitens
    • spouse: Eleanor C. Cherry
    • children: Richard Gaitens
    • Maureen Gaitens
    • Alida Gaitens
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    Died October 3, 1995
    (aged 57)
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