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Robert Renaut Beezer

Robert Renaut Beezer, American federal judge. Bar: Washington 1956, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968. 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1951-1953; Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel, American Bar Foundation; member American Bar Association, Seattle-King County Bar Association (president 1975-1976), Washington Bar Association (board governors 1980-1983) Clubs: Rainier, Tennis (Seattle).

Background

  • Beezer, Robert Renaut was born on July 21, 1928 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Arnold Roswell and Josephine (May) Beezer.

  • Education

    • Student, University Washington, 1951. Bachelor, University Virginia, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1956.

    Career

    • Partner Schweppe, Krug, Tausend & Beezer, P.S., Seattle, 1956-1984. Judge pro tempore Seattle Municipal Court, 1962—1976. Judge United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), Seattle, 1984-1996, senior judge, since 1996.

      Alternate member Washington Judicial Qualifications Commission, Olympia, 1981-1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Washington 1956, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968.

    Membership

    1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1951-1953. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel, American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Seattle-King County Bar Association (president 1975-1976), Washington Bar Association (board governors 1980-1983) Clubs: Rainier, Tennis (Seattle).

    Connections

    • Married Hazlehurst Plant Smith, June 15, 1957. Children: Robert Arnold, John Leighton, Mary Allison.
    • father: Arnold Roswell Beezer
    • mother: Josephine (May) Beezer
    • spouse: Hazlehurst Plant Smith
    • children: Robert Arnold Beezer
    • John Leighton Beezer
    • Mary Allison Beezer
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