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Bilby, Richard Mansfield

Born May 29, 1931, in Tucson, AZ
Died August 11, 1998, in Flagstaff, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 5, 1979, to a seat vacated by William C. Frey. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1984-1990. Assumed senior status on May 29, 1996. Service terminated on August 11, 1998, due to death.

University of Arizona, B.S., 1955
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1958

Professional Career:

U.S. Army corporal, 1952-1954
Law clerk, Hon. R.H. Chambers, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1958-1959
Private practice, Tucson, Arizona, 1959-1979

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, August 3, 1976; no Senate vote