John Kelvey Richards

Personal

Birthday: 
3/15/1856
Birthplace: 
Ironton, OH
Date of Death: 
3/1/1909
Place of Death: 
Cincinnati, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Prosecutor, Lawrence County, Ohio, 1880-1882
City solicitor, Ironton, Ohio, 1885-1889
State senator, Ohio, 1890-1892
Attorney general, State of Ohio, 1892-1896
Member, Commission to Codify Insurance Laws of Ohio, 1895-1896
Counsel, Commission on Taxation, Ohio General Assembly, 1896
General counsel, Ohio State Board of Medical Registration and Examination, 1896-1898
Special counsel, Ohio State Board of Appraisers and Assessors, 1896-1898
Solicitor general of the United States, 1897-1903

Education

Name of School: 
Swarthmore College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1875
Name of School - Second: 
Harvard University
Degree - Second: 
A.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1877
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1879

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Sixth Circuit
President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/23/1903
Termination Date: 
3/1/1909
Termination Reason: 
Death
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
2/23/1903
Termination Date - Second: 
3/1/1909
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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