Dickinson Richards Debevoise

Personal

Birthday: 
4/23/1924
Birthplace: 
Orange, NJ
Date of Death: 
8/14/2015
Place of Death: 
Summit, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army sergeant, 1943-1945
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1951-1953
Law clerk, Hon. Phillip Forman, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1952-1953
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1953-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Williams College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1948
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1951

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/1/1994
Termination Date: 
8/14/2015
Termination Reason: 
Death
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