Richmond Bowling Keech

Personal

Birthday: 
11/28/1896
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Date of Death: 
4/13/1986
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, Transport Service, World War I
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1922-1925
Assistant corporation counsel, Washington, D.C., 1925-1930
Professor of law, National University, 1930
People`s counsel of the District of Columbia, 1930-1934
Law member/vice chairman, Public Utilities Commission, Washington, D.C., 1934-1940
Corporation counsel, Washington, D.C., 1940-1945
Administrative assistant, President Harry S. Truman, 1945-1946

Education

Name of School: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1922
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1923

Judicial Career

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

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
1/24/1947
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/1/1966
Termination Date: 
4/13/1986
Termination Reason: 
Death
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