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Name Collinson, William Robert
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 26, 1912, in Chariton, IA
Died June 1, 1995, in Springfield, MO

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 26, 1912, in Chariton, IA
Died June 1, 1995, in Springfield, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 14, 1965, to a seat vacated by Richard M. Duncan. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1965, and received commission on August 11, 1965. Assumed senior status on August 19, 1980. Service terminated on June 1, 1995, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 14, 1965, to a seat vacated by Richard M. Duncan. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1965, and received commission on August 11, 1965. Assumed senior status on August 19, 1980. Service terminated on June 1, 1995, due to death.

Education:
Drury College, A.B., 1933
University of Missouri School of Law, J.D., 1935

Professional Career:

Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1935-1936
Private practice, Springfield, Missouri, 1936-1941, 1946-1949
Prosecutor, Springfield, Missouri, 1941-1944
U.S. Navy, 1944-1946
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, 1949-1965


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