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Senior U.S. District Judge Scott O. Wright

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  Born 1923 in Haigler, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 24, 1979, to a new seat created by 92 Stat. 1629; Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1985-1990. Assumed senior status on October 5, 1991.

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy Cadet, 1942-1943
U.S. Marine Corps Captain, Aviator, 1943-1946
Private practice, Columbia, Missouri, 1950-1954
City attorney, Columbia, Missouri, 1951-1953
Prosecuting attorney, Boone County, Missouri, 1954-1958
Private practice, Columbia, Missouri, 1958-1979

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  Scott O. Wright, Senior District Judge

Kelly McIlvain, Courtroom Deputy

  Address: 400 E. 9th Street, Room 8662
Kanss CIty, MO 64106

  Courtroom: 8E  


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