Richard Vollmer

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Richard Vollmer
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   5/14/1990 - 12/31/2000
Senior:   12/31/2000 - 3/20/2003
Preceded by:   William Hand
Succeeded by:   William Steele
Personal History
Born:   March 7, 1926
Hometown:   St. Louis, MO
Deceased:   March 20, 2003
Law School:   U. of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1953
Military service:   U.S. Navy, 1944 - 1946 and 1950 - 1952



Richard Vollmer (b. 1927) is a senior status federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.

Judge Vollmer was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on March 30, 1990, to a seat vacated by William Hand. He was confirmed by the Senate on May 11th, and received commission on May 14th. He assumed senior status on December 31, 2000. Vollmer was succeeded in this position by William Steele.

Early life and education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1953

Professional career

  • U.S. Navy, 1944-1946, 1950-1952
  • Claims Representative, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, 1953-1956
  • Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1956-1990

Judicial career

Southern District of Alabama

Judge Vollmer was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on March 30, 1990, to a seat vacated by William Hand.[1] He was confirmed by the Senate on May 11th, and received commission on May 14th. He assumed senior status on December 31, 2000. Vollmer was succeeded in this position by William Steele.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Hand
Southern District of Alabama
1990–2000
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
William Steele