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E. Richard Webber

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E. Richard Webber
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #3T
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   12/26/1995 - 6/30/2009
Senior:   6/30/2009 - Present
Preceded by:   Edward Filippine
Succeeded by:   Audrey Fleissig
Personal History
Born:   1942
Hometown:   Kahoka, MO
Undergraduate:   University of Missouri-Columbia, B.S., 1964
Law School:   University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, J.D., 1967

E. Richard Webber is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. He joined the court in 1995 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Webber assumed senior status on June 30, 2009[1]

Early life and education

Webber graduated from Missouri with his bachelor's degree in 1964 and with his juris doctorate degree in 1967.[2]

Professional career

Webber was a private practice attorney in Missouri from 1967 to 1979. In addition to his private practice work, Webber was a part-time prosecuting attorney in Schuyler County from 1967 to 1975, Putnam County in 1968, and Scotland County from 1969 to 1971. In 1979, Webber was appointed Circuit court judge in the First Judicial Circuit of Missouri under the Missouri Plan and served until his appointment to the Federal Bench in 1996.[2]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Missouri

On the recommendation of Representatives Dick Gephardt and William Clay, Sr., Webber was nominated by President Bill Clinton on August 10, 1995 to a seat vacated by Edward Filippine as Fillipine went on senior status. Webber was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 22, 1995 on a senate vote and received commission on December 26, 1995.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Edward Filippine
Eastern District of Missouri
Seat #3T
Succeeded by:
Audrey Fleissig