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Name Knapp, Dennis Raymond
City Nitro
State WV
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:

Knapp, Dennis Raymond
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Knapp, Dennis Raymond
Born May 13, 1912, in Bee, WV
Died December 25, 1998, in South Charleston, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on December 8, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1970, and received commission on December 18, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1973-1982. Assumed senior status on February 25, 1983. Service terminated on December 25, 1998, due to death.

Education:
New River State College (now West Virginia Institute of Technology), A.B., 1932
West Virginia University, M.A., 1934
West Virginia University College of Law, LL.B., 1940

Professional Career:
Private practice, Nitro, West Virginia, 1940-1942, 1946-1956
Attorney, U.S. Department of War, 1942-1944
U.S. Army sergeant, 1944-1946
City attorney, Nitro, West Virginia, 1948-1956
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Kanawha County [West Virginia], 1957-1970

compress summary

Case(s) IM-VA-0002 : Virginia Agricultural Growers Association, Inc. v. Donovan


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