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Richard Owen

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Richard Owen
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Station:   New York, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   Richard Nixon
Active:   12/19/1973 - 09/29/1989
Senior:   09/30/1989 - Present
Preceded by:   Edward McLean
Succeeded by:   Deborah Batts
Personal History
Born:   1922
Hometown:   New York, NY
Undergraduate:   Dartmouth College, 1945
Law School:   Harvard Law, 1950
Military service:   U.S. Army, 1942 - 1945

Richard Owen is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He joined the court in 1973 after being nominated by President Richard Nixon.[1]

Early life and education

Owen graduated from Dartmouth with his bachelor's degree in 1945 and later graduated from Harvard Law with his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1950.[1]

Military service

Owen served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Owen was nominated by Richard M. Nixon on November 15, 1973, to a seat vacated by Judge Edward McLean. Owen was confirmed by the Senate on December 13, 1973, and received commission on December 19, 1973. Owen assumed senior status on September 30, 1989.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Edward McLean
Southern District of New York
1973–1989
Succeeded by:
Deborah Batts


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