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Name Wright, Scott Olin
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:

Wright, Scott Olin
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wright, Scott Olin
Born January 15, 1923, in Haigler, NE
Died July 11, 2016, in Kansas City, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 24, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1985-1990. Assumed senior status on October 5, 1991. Service terminated on July 11, 2016, due to death.

Education:
University of Missouri School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy cadet, 1942-1943
U.S. Marine Corps captain, aviator, 1943-1946
Private practice, Columbia, Missouri, 1950-1954, 1958-1979
City attorney, Columbia, Missouri, 1951-1953
Prosecutor, Boone County, Missouri, 1954-1958
Bibliography

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-MO-0001 : Taylor v. Crawford
CW-MO-0002 : E.C. v. Sherman
EE-MO-0115 : Allen v. Thorn Americas Inc.
ID-MO-0001 : Gieseking v. Schafer
PC-MO-0001 : McDonald v. Armontrout
PC-MO-0014 : Wilson v. Moore


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