Charles Robert Richey

Personal

Birthday: 
10/16/1923
Birthplace: 
Logan County, OH
Date of Death: 
3/19/1997
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, World War II
Legislative counsel, U.S. Rep. Frances P. Bolton, Ohio, 1948-1949
Private practice, Washington, D.C., and Chevy Chase, Maryland, 1949-1971
Speech and debate coach, American University, 1954-1955
Special counsel on councilmanic redistricting, Montgomery County, Maryland, 1965-1966
Member, Montgomery County [Maryland] Board of Appeals, 1965-1967; chairman, 1966-1967
General counsel, Maryland Public Service Commission, 1967-1971
Adjunct professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1975-1997

Education

Name of School: 
Ohio Wesleyan University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1945
Name of School - Second: 

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Case Western Reserve University School of Law is one of eight schools at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The law school is known for its innovation in legal education and blending of practice, theory, and professionalism. It has a long commitment to diversity and admitted students of color in its first entering class in 1892. It was one of the first schools accredited by the American Bar Association and it is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).

It was initially named for Franklin Thomas Backus, a justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, whose widow donated $50,000 to found the school in 1892.

According to Case Western Reserve's official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 58.6% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, bar passage-required employment nine months after graduation, excluding solo-practitioners.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1948

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/5/1971
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/23/1997
Termination Date: 
3/19/1997
Termination Reason: 
Death
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