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Name Duncan, Richard M.
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 November 10, 1889, in St. Joseph, MO
Died August 1, 1974, in Kansas City, MO

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

Born November 10, 1889, in St. Joseph, MO
Died August 1, 1974, in Kansas City, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 8, 1943, to a new seat authorized by 56 Stat. 1083. Confirmed by the Senate on July 8, 1943, and received commission on July 14, 1943. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1965. Service terminated on August 1, 1974, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 8, 1943, to a new seat authorized by 56 Stat. 1083. Confirmed by the Senate on July 8, 1943, and received commission on July 14, 1943. Served as chief judge, 1954-1959. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1965. Service terminated on August 1, 1974, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1916

Professional Career:

Deputy clerk, Circuit Court of Missouri, Buchanan County, 1911-1917
Private practice, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1917-1926
City counselor, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1926-1930
U.S. representative from Missouri, 1933-1943
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1963-1965


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