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Kellam, Richard Boykin

Born May 30, 1909, in Princess Anne County, VA
Died June 8, 1996, in Virginia Beach, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 17, 1967, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on August 18, 1967, and received commission on August 25, 1967. Served as chief judge, 1973-1979. Assumed senior status on May 30, 1981. Service terminated on June 8, 1996, due to death.

Read law, 1934

Professional Career:

Private practice, Virginia, 1934-1960
Judge, Virginia Circuit Court, Twenty-Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1960-1967