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Oliver, John Watkins

Born December 17, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, MO
Died April 25, 1990, in Kansas City, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on March 5, 1962, to a seat vacated by R. Jasper Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on April 2, 1962, and received commission on April 3, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1977-1980. Assumed senior status on November 3, 1980. Service terminated on April 25, 1990, due to death.

University of Missouri, A.B., 1933
University of Missouri School of Law, LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:

Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1936-1962