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Howard T. Gathright, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1964, Alaska, 2001, United States District Court Pennsylvania 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968.


Gathright, Howard T. was born on May 3, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Howard W. and Rose (McGurk) Gathright.


University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Arts). Temple University (Juris Doctor).


Partner Pratt, Gathright & Brett, Professional Corporation, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 1964-1978. With Gathright & Leonard, since 1990. Assistant district attorney of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1966-1969.

Solicitor Doylestown Township, Pennsylvania, 1970-1975, New Hope Sewage Project of Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority, 1971-1976. Board directors Bean, Mason & Eyer, Doylestown.


Board directors American Lung Association, since 1970. President Bucks County Estate Planning Council, 1972. Active Bucks County Emergency Health Council, Inc., 1977-1979.

Appointed by governor to Bucks County Special Trial Court Nominating Commission, 1987. Served in the United States Army, 1957, United States Army Reserve, 1958-1963. Member American Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Bucks County Bar Association (president 1986-1987), Association Trial Lawyers American, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Center Bucks Chamber of Commerce (president 1975, chairman board directors 1976, Man of Year 1975).


  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis.


Married Natalie Acquaviva, June 22, 1963 (divorced May 1991). Children: Donna Marie, Gary Thomas.