Ross Rizley

Personal

Birthday: 
7/5/1892
Birthplace: 
Beaver County, OK
Date of Death: 
3/4/1969
Place of Death: 
Oklahoma City, OK
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Beaver, Oklahoma, 1915-1920
County attorney, Beaver County, Oklahoma, 1918-1920
Private practice, Guymon, Oklahoma, 1920-1956
Member, Guymon [Oklahoma] Board of Education, 1924-1932
City attorney, Guymon, Oklahoma, 1928-1938
State senator, Oklahoma, 1931-1934
Candidate for governor, Oklahoma, 1938
U.S. representative from Oklahoma, 1941-1949
Solicitor, U.S. Post Office Department, 1953
Assistant secretary of agriculture, 1953-1954
Chairman, U.S. Civil Aeronautics Board, 1955-1956

Education

Name of School: 

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law

William P. Borland, Edward D. Ellison and Elmer N. Powell founded the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1895 as the Kansas City School of Law. The Law School continues to build and equip quality attorneys who take pride in practicing their profession all over the world.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1915

Judicial Career

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

Oklahoma Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/13/1956
Termination Date: 
3/4/1969
Termination Reason: 
Death
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