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Lawyer

Charles Gordon, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1929, District of Columbia 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1949. Recipient Annual Authorship award Federal Bar Association, 1965, Vicennial awardGeorgetown U., 1985, Outstanding Contributions award National Center for Immigrants Rights, 1987, Annual Honor award American Immigration Law Foundation, 1991;named Annual Distinguished Adjunct Professor Georgetown University Law Center, 1991.

Background

Gordon, Charles was born on October 12, 1905 in New York City. Son of Louis and Sarah (Tannenbaum) Gordon.

Education

Student, City College of New York, 1923-1926; Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1927.

Career

Attorney, New York City, 1929-1939; with, United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1939-1974; deputy general counsel, United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1962-1966; general counsel, United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1966-1974; practice law, Washington, since 1974. Adjunct Professor law Georgetown University, since 1963, U. San Diego, 1974-1980. Lectr.immigration law symposiums Practicing Law Institute, also various bar associations and law schools.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1929, District of Columbia 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1949.

Works

Membership

Active local civic organizations and Parent Teacher Association. Member American Bar Association (vice Chairman of Commission immigration and nationality 1967-1973, chairman 1973-1981), American Immigration Lawyers Association (Outstanding Contributions award 1983, 92).

Connections

Married Anne Chachanowsky, March 17, 1940. Children: Michael, Ellen.

father:
Louis Gordon

mother:
Sarah (Tannenbaum) Gordon

spouse:
Anne Chachanowsky

child:
Michael Gordon

child:
Ellen Gordon