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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.


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


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


Worked at Travis & Gooch. Admitted to the bar, 1961, Texas. 1973, District of Columbia.

Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi. Order of the Coif; Chancellors. Editor-in-Chief, Texas Law Review, 1960-1961.

Law Clerk, Chief Justice of the United States, O.T., 1961. General Counsel for the Federal Power Commission, Washington, D.C., 1969-1972. Member: Houston, Federal Energy and American (Chairman, Public Utility, Communication and Transportation Law Section, 1988-1989) Bar Associations.

State Bar of Texas; The District of Columbia Bar.


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.


Married Patricia Campbell Gooch, August 23, 1958. Children: Gordon Campbell, Ellen Aubrey.