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Passed away on November 26, 2012 at Sibley Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was born in Monroe, Wisconsin on January 31, 1915 to Francis E. and Catherine Lamboley. Gerald received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School where he was a member of the Order of Coif and the Law Review. He then continued his legal education and received a Doctor of Jurisprudence, the highest degree that can be attained at the Law School. Gerald served honorably in WWII as a Master Sergeant in Army Intelligence. His work with Japanese internees resulted in a collection of from internees which were later donated to the Smithsonian Institute.
Following military service he was an attorney for the United State Department of Labor. He finished his career as the Chairman of the Federal Employees Compensation Appeals Board. Gerald spent his retirement years traveling both in the United States and abroad. He took full advantage of the educational and cultural opportunities in the D.C. area. In 1998 he was honored by the Corcoran Gallery for his gift to them of etchings and prints. Gerald lived independently up until the last few years of his life.
He died peacefully knowing and accepting that it was him time. He always was and will continue to be an inspiration to his nephews and nieces and their families. He is survived by 14 nephews and nieces. Private services will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Lamboley family plot in Monroe, Wisconsin.

Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 15, 2013
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