History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Dier, Richard A.
Born February 27, 1914, in Exeter, NE
Died December 7, 1972

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on December 2, 1971, to a seat vacated by Richard E. Robinson. Confirmed by the Senate on December 6, 1971, and received commission on December 9, 1971. Service terminated on December 7, 1972, due to death.

University of Nebraska, B.S., 1935
University of Nebraska, M.A., 1941
Washington University School of Law, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1941-1946
Private practice, Kearney, Nebraska, 1948-1969
City attorney, Kearney, Nebraska, 1949-1951
Deputy county attorney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, 1954-1958
U.S. attorney for the District of Nebraska, 1969-1971


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