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Richard Howard Battey

Richard Howard Battey, American federal judge. Bar: South Dakota 1953. Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member District Judges Association 8th Circuit Court Appeals (past president).

Background

  • Battey, Richard Howard was born on October 16, 1929 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University South Dakota, 1950. Juris Doctor, University South Dakota, 1953.

    Career

    • Attorney City of Redfield, South Dakota, 1956-1963. State's attorney Spink County, 1959-1965, 81-84. Judge United States District Court South Dakota, Rapid City, 1985—1994, chief judge, 1994—1998, senior judge, since 1999.

      Practicing attorney, Redfield, 1956-1985. Member criminal laaw committee Judicial Conference United States, 1993-1999. Adjunct professor University South Dakota, 1973-1975.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Dakota 1953.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member District Judges Association 8th Circuit Court Appeals (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Shirley Ann Battey. Children: David, Russell, Dianne.
    • spouse: Shirley Ann Battey
    • children: David Battey
    • Russell Battey
    • Dianne Battey
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