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Name Battey, Richard Howard
City Rapid City
State SD
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Battey, Richard Howard
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Battey, Richard Howard
Born 1929 in Aberdeen, SD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 27, 1985, to a seat vacated by Andrew W. Bogue. Confirmed by the Senate on October 25, 1985, and received commission on October 28, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1994-1998. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1999.

Education:
University of South Dakota, 1950
University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1953-1955
Private practice, Redfield, South Dakota, 1955-1985
City attorney, Redfield, South Dakota, 1956-1963
State's attorney, Spink County, South Dakota, 1959-1965, 1981-1985



compress summary

Case(s) FH-SD-0001 : United States v. First National Bank of Gordon
FH-SD-0002 : United States v. Blackpipe State Bank
PC-SD-0001 : Cody v. Hillard
VR-SD-0037 : Libertarian Party v. Hazeltine


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