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Name Ryskamp, Kenneth L.
City West Palm Beach
State FL
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:

Ryskamp, Kenneth L.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ryskamp, Kenneth L.
Born 1932 in Grand Rapids, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 12, 1986, to a seat vacated by Joseph O. Eaton. Confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 1986, and received commission on April 24, 1986. Assumed senior status on January 1, 2000.

Education:
Calvin College, A.B., 1955
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1956

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Mallory H. Horton, Florida District Court of Appeal, Third District, 1957-1959
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1959-1986

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, April 26, 1990; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, January 8, 1991; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) IM-FL-0022 : Carranza v. Mecca Farms, Inc.
JC-GA-0026 : Powell v. Barrett


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