Roy Winfield Harper

Personal

Birthday: 
7/26/1905
Birthplace: 
Gibson, MO
Date of Death: 
2/13/1994
Place of Death: 
Chesterfield, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, Real Estate Appraisal Division, Shell Oil Company, 1929-1931
Private practice, Steele, Missouri, 1931-1934
Private practice, Caruthersville, Missouri, 1934-1947
U.S. Army major, Air Corps, 1942-1945

Nominated to U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, July 10, 1947; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, November 24, 1947; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, July 29, 1948; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Missouri
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1929
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: 
1929

Judicial Career

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

Missouri Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Termination Date: 
12/19/1947
Termination Reason: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Court Name - Second: 

Missouri Western District Court

Termination Date - Second: 
12/19/1947
Termination Reason - Second: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Court Name - Third: 

Missouri Eastern District Court

Termination Date - Third: 
6/20/1948
Termination Reason - Third: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
Court Name - Fourth: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Court Name - Fourth: 

Missouri Western District Court

Termination Date - Fourth: 
6/20/1948
Termination Reason - Fourth: 
Recess Appointment-Not Confirmed
Court Name - Fifth: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Court Name - Fifth: 

Missouri Eastern District Court

Commission Date - Fifth: 
2/2/1949
Retirement from Active Service - Fifth: 
1/5/1971
Termination Date - Fifth: 
2/13/1994
Termination Reason - Fifth: 
Death
Court Name - Sixth: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Court Name - Sixth: 

Missouri Western District Court

Commission Date - Sixth: 
2/2/1949
Retirement from Active Service - Sixth: 
1/5/1971
Termination Date - Sixth: 
2/13/1994
Termination Reason - Sixth: 
Death
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