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Name Oliver, John Watkins
City Kansas City
State MO
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:

Oliver, John Watkins
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Oliver, John Watkins
Born December 17, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, MO
Died April 25, 1990, in Kansas City, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on March 5, 1962, to a seat vacated by R. Jasper Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on April 2, 1962, and received commission on April 3, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1977-1980. Assumed senior status on November 3, 1980. Service terminated on April 25, 1990, due to death.

Education:
University of Missouri, A.B., 1933
University of Missouri School of Law, LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1936-1962
Research Collections
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) CW-MO-0001 : G.L. v. Sherman
JC-MO-0001 : Goldsby v. Carnes
JC-MO-0006 : Ahrens v. Thomas
PC-MO-0006 : Clonce v. Richardson


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