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Richard Winn Scarritt

Richard Winn Scarritt, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1963, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1971.


  • Scarritt, Richard Winn was born on December 13, 1938 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Nathan Spencer and Rilla Fayette (Winn) Scarritt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oklahoma University, 1960. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1963.


    • Associate Spencer, Fane, Britt & Browne, Kansas City, Missouri, 1963-1968, partner, chairman real estate section, since 1969. Guest lecturer real estate law University Missouri Extension Center, Independence, 1966-1968. Member panel of arbitrators American Arbitration Association.

      Chairman standard forms committee, member government affairs, zoning law and legislation committees Metropolitan Real Estate Board Greater Kansas City. Panelist Plaza West Association, Kansas City, 1971-1978.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1963, United States District Court (western district) Missouri 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1971.


    • Law of Banking & Financial Institutions: 2011 Statutory Supplement
    • The Law of Banking and Financial Institutions, 2011 Statutory Supplement, builds on the strengths of the authors' casebook, The Law of Banking and Financial Institutions, by providing relevant coverage of the United States Code and selected provisions of banking legislation in an easy-to-use format.
    • Co-author: Missouri Real Estate Forms and Practice, 1988, supplements, 1989-1998.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Clay County Economic Development Council. Director Brookside Roller Hockey League, Kansas City Junior Blades Amatuer Hockey Association. Fellow American College Real Estate Lawyers (attys.' opinions committee).

    Member American Bar Association (real property, probate and trust law section, loan documentation, real estate financing and commercial finance services, environmental law committee subcommittee energy law and real property, corporation, banking and business law section, commercial finance services committee), Missouri Bar Association (property law committee, advisory council, energy law committee), Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (real estate law committee, chairman committee council), Lawyers Association Kansas City, Missouri Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City Club, Sons of the American Revolution, Mensa, Phi Delta Theta.



    Photography, collecting art, electronics, computers, youth sports.


    • Married Gloria June Gaba, November 7, 1966 (divorced November 1971). Married Deborah Louise Guillemot, September 3, 1986. 1 child, Nathan Spencer IV.

      Ward, Samantha Jo Wickizer.
    • father: Nathan Spencer Scarritt
    • mother: Rilla Fayette (Winn) Scarritt
    • spouses: Gloria June Gaba
    • Deborah Louise Guillemot
    • child: Nathan Spencer IV Scarritt
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    Born December 13, 1938