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Staker, Robert Jackson

Born February 14, 1925, in Kermit, WV
Died November 30, 2008, in South Point, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 14, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 11, 1979, and received commission on September 13, 1979. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1994. Service terminated on September 30, 2005, due to retirement.

West Virginia University College of Law, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy radioman, 1943-1946
Private practice, Williamson, West Virginia, 1952-1968
Assistant prosecutor, Mingo County, West Virginia, 1960
Judge, West Virginia Circuit Court, Mingo County, 1969-1979