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Richard Boykin Kellam

Biography of Richard Boykin Kellam

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Kellam
  • First Name: Richard
  • Middle Name: Boykin
  • Date of Birth: May , 30 , 1909
  • Place of Birth (POB): Princess Anne County , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.)
  • Date of Death: June , 8 , 1996
  • Place of Death (POD): Virginia Beach , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Richard Boykin Kellam Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Lyndon B. Johnson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 07/17/1967
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 80 Stat. 75
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 07/17/1967
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 08/17/1967
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 08/18/1967
  • Commission Date: 08/25/1967
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1973
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1979
  • Retirement from Active Service: 05/30/1981
  • Date of Termination: 06/08/1996
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Richard Boykin Kellam in the Law School

  • Name of School: Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1934

Richard Boykin Kellam Career Path


  • Private practice, Virginia, 1934-1960
  • Judge, Virginia Circuit Court, Twenty-Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1960-1967


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