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Wallace S. Gourley, American judge. Member National advisory Committee on Intercircuit Assignments, National Committee on Trial Practice and Technique.; Member American, Pennsylvania, Washington County, Allegheny County bar associations, American Judicature Society, Delta Theta Phi, Alpha Sigma Phi.

Background

Gourley, Wallace S. was born on August 4, 1904 in Wellsville, Ohio, United States. Son of Harry A. and Mary Margaret (Barclay) Gourley.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Ohio State University, 1929, Doctor of Laws.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1929, Pennsylvania bar, 1931. 1st assistant district attorney Washington County, Pennsylvania, 1936-1944. Member Pennsylvania Senate, 1941-1945.

Judge The United States of America District Court for Western District Pennsylvania, 1945-1951, chief judge Western District Pennsylvania, 1951-1976. Republican to 3d Judicial circuit Judicial Conference United States.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Gourley Instant Research Index Service, 6 vols.

Membership

Member National advisory Committee on Intercircuit Assignments, National Committee on Trial Practice and Technique. Member American, Pennsylvania, Washington County, Allegheny County bar associations, American Judicature Society, Delta Theta Phi, Alpha Sigma Phi.

Connections

Married Mildred R. Plunkett, March 30, 1934.

father:
Harry A. Gourley

mother:
Mary Margaret (Barclay) Gourley

spouse:
Mildred R. Plunkett