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Name Richardson, Scovel
City City not recorded
State State not recorded
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Richardson, Scovel
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Richardson, Scovel
Born February 4, 1912, in Nashville, TN
Died March 30, 1982, in New Rochelle, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 4, 1957, to a seat vacated by William A. Ekwall. Confirmed by the Senate on April 4, 1957, and received commission on April 8, 1957. Service terminated on November 1, 1980, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of International Trade
Reassigned on November 1, 1980, to a new seat authorized by 94 Stat. 1727. Service terminated on March 30, 1982, due to death.

Education:
University of Illinois, A.B., 1934
University of Illinois, A.M., 1936
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1937

Professional Career:
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1938-1939
Faculty, Lincoln University, 1939-1953; associate professor of law, 1939-1943; dean and professor of law, 1944-1953
Senior attorney, Office of Price Administration, 1943-1944
Member, U.S. Board of Parole, 1953-1957; chair, 1954-1957

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