History of the Federal Judiciary

  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Michigan

   Judges of the Western District of Michigan
Starr, Raymond Wesley
Born August 24, 1888, in Harbor Springs, MI
Died November 2, 1968

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Nominated by Harry S Truman on July 3, 1946, to a seat vacated by Fred Morton Raymond. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1946, and received commission on July 25, 1946. Served as chief judge, 1954-1961. Assumed senior status on August 15, 1961. Service terminated on November 2, 1968, due to death.

University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1910

Professional Career:
Private practice, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1910-1937, 1938-1941
Attorney general, State of Michigan, 1937-1938
Justice, Michigan Supreme Court, 1941-1946
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