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Richey, Charles Robert
Born October 16, 1923, in Logan County, OH
Died March 19, 1997, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on April 14, 1971, to a seat vacated by Edward M. Curran. Confirmed by the Senate on April 29, 1971, and received commission on May 5, 1971. Assumed senior status on January 23, 1997. Service terminated on March 19, 1997, due to death.

Education:
Ohio Wesleyan University, A.B., 1945
Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University) School of Law, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, World War II
Legislative counsel, U.S. Rep. Frances P. Bolton, Ohio, 1948-1949
Private practice, Washington, D.C., and Chevy Chase, Maryland, 1949-1971
Speech and debate coach, American University, 1954-1955
Special counsel on councilmanic redistricting, Montgomery County, Maryland, 1965-1966
Member, Montgomery County [Maryland] Board of Appeals, 1965-1967; chairman, 1966-1967
General counsel, Maryland Public Service Commission, 1967-1971
Adjunct professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1975-1997

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