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Name Roberts, Ross Thompson
City Joplin
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 28, 1938, in Joplin, MO
Died April 24, 1987

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

Born November 28, 1938, in Joplin, MO
Died April 24, 1987

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on August 6, 1982, to a seat vacated by John R. Gibson. Confirmed by the Senate on August 20, 1982, and received commission on August 20, 1982. Service terminated on April 24, 1987, due to death.

Education:
DePauw University, B.A., 1960
University of Missouri School of Law, J.D., 1963

Professional Career:

Private practice, Joplin, Missouri, 1963, 1970-1982
U.S. Marine Corps captain, 1964-1968
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1968-1970
Prosecutor, Jasper County, Missouri, 1971-1977


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