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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 Nov 27, 2017:

Born August 10, 1932, in Grand Rapids, MI
Died November 15, 2017

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

Born August 10, 1932, in Grand Rapids, MI
Died November 15, 2017

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the 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. Service terminated on November 15, 2017, due to death.

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

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

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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