History of the Federal Judiciary


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Cudahy, Richard Dickson
Born 1926 in Milwaukee, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 22, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Assumed senior status on August 15, 1994.

Education:
U.S. Military Academy, B.S., 1948
Yale Law School, J.D., 1955

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, Air Corps, 1948-1951
Law clerk, Hon. Charles E. Clark, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1955-1956
Assistant to legal advisor, U.S. Department of State, 1956-1957
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1957-1960
President/C.E.O., Patrick Cudahy, Inc., Cudahy and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1961-1971
Lecturer, Marquette University Law School, 1961-1966
Visiting professor of law, University of Wisconsin, 1966-1967
Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1972
Member/chairman, Wisconsin Public Service Commission, 1972-1975
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1976-1979
Lecturer, George Washington University School of Law, 1976-1979

 

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