Elmo Bolton Hunter

Personal

Birthday: 
10/23/1915
Birthplace: 
St. Louis, MO
Date of Death: 
12/27/2003
Place of Death: 
Lee`s Summit, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Kimbrough Stone, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1938-1939
Senior assistant city counselor, Kansas City, Missouri, 1939-1941
Cook fellow, University of Michigan Law School, 1941
Special assistant U.S. attorney for prosecution of war fraud cases, Western District of Missouri and District of Kansas, 1941-1942
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1942-1945
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1945-1951
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, 1951-1957
Judge, Kansas City [Missouri] Court of Appeals, 1957-1965
Instructor of law, University of Missouri, 1952-1962

Education

Name of School: 
University of Missouri
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1936
Name of School - Second: 

University of Missouri Columbia School of Law

The MU School of Law aspires to be the school of choice for outstanding students, both from Missouri and other states. As a national leader in the field of dispute resolution, we seek to complement a strong traditional curriculum with an orientation toward lawyering as a problem-solving endeavor. We strive to foster a diverse faculty of nationally recognized scholars who are committed to effective teaching, and to attract a student body with diverse experiences and views. We also strive to offer an intellectually rigorous and collegial environment for the study of law. Furthermore, we seek to graduate well-rounded lawyers who are sensitive to ethical issues, prepared to serve clients, and ready to be leaders in promoting justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1938

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/11/1965
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1980
Termination Date: 
12/27/2003
Termination Reason: 
Death
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