Malcolm Richard Wilkey

Personal

Birthday: 
12/6/1918
Birthplace: 
Murfreesboro, TN
Date of Death: 
8/15/2009
Place of Death: 
Santiago, Chile
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army major, 1941-1945
U.S. Army Reserve lieutenant colonel, 1946-1953
Private practice, Texas, 1948-1954, 1961-1963
Instructor, University of Houston School of Law, 1949-1954
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Texas, 1954-1958
Assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1958-1961; Office of Legal Affairs, 1958-1959; Criminal Division, 1959-1961
General counsel and secretary, Kennecott Copper Corporation, 1963-1970
Ambassador to Uruguay, U.S. Department of State, 1985-1990

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1940
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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

Judicial Career

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

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/25/1970
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/6/1984
Termination Date: 
11/8/1985
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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