Robert Beezer

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Robert Beezer
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Station:   Seattle, WA
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   3/28/1984 - 7/31/1996
Senior:   7/31/1996 - 3/30/2012
Preceded by:   Eugene Allen Wright
Past post:   Seattle Municipal Court
Past term:   1962-1976
Personal History
Born:   July 21, 1928
Hometown:   Seattle, WA
Deceased:   March 30, 2012
Undergraduate:   University of Virginia 1951
Law School:   University of Virginia School of Law 1956

Robert R. Beezer was a federal appeals judge with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit based in San Francisco. He joined the court in 1984 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He assumed senior status on July 31, 1996 and served until his death on March 30, 2012.

Early life and education

Born in Seattle, Washington, Beezer graduated from University of Virginia with his bachelor's degree in 1951 and later from the University of Virginia School of Law, earning his Law degree in 1956. Beezer served as a Lieutenant in the United States Marine CorpsReserves from 1951 to 1953.[1]

Professional career

Beezer was a private practice attorney in the State of Washington from 1956 to 1984 and served as a Judge pro tem in the Seattle Municipal Court from 1962 to 1976.[1]

Federal judicial career

Ninth Circuit

Beezer was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by President Ronald Reagan on March 2, 1984 to a seat vacated by Eugene Allen Wright. Beezer was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 27, 1984 on a Senate vote and received commission on March 28, 1984. He assumed senior status on July 31, 1996 and served until his death on March 30, 2012.[1]

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