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Kenton Musgrave

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Kenton Musgrave
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of International Trade
Title:   Senior Judge
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   11/9/1987-11/14/1997
Senior:   11/15/1997-Present
Preceded by:   Morgan Ford
Personal History
Born:   1927
Hometown:   Clearwater, Florida
Undergraduate:   University of Washington, 1948
Law School:   Emory University, 1953

R. Kenton Musgrave is a Article III federal judge for the United States Court of International Trade. He joined the court in 1987 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Musgrave is serving on senior status.[1]


Musgrave earned his B.A. from the University of Washington in 1948 and his J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 1953.[1]

Professional career

  • 1982-1987: Vice President and Director, Santa Barbara Applied Research Corp.
  • 1981-1985: Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, Vivitar Corporation
  • 1975-1981: Assistant General Counsel, Pacific Enterprises
  • 1972-1975: Attorney, Private Practice
  • 1968-1972: Director, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows, Inc.
  • 1963-1971: Vice President and General Counsel, Mattel, Inc.
  • 1953-1962: Assistant General Counsel, Lockheed Aircraft and Lockheed International

Judicial career

Court of International Trade

Musgrave was nominated to the United States Court of International Trade by President Ronald Reagan. The seat was vacated by Judge Morgan Ford. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 6, 1987, and received his commission on November 9, 1987. On November 14, 1997, Musgrave assumed senior status.[1]

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