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Roy Hvidkaer Christiansen

Roy Hvidkaer Christiansen, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1957, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1966, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1989. Fielding H. Yost scholar.

Background

  • Christiansen, Roy Hvidkaer was born on December 24, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Rasmus H. and Gudrun (Lohmann-Sorensen) Christiansen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Michigan, 1954. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1957.

    Career

    • Associate Erickson, Dyll, Marentary & Van Alsburg, Detroit, 1958-1959. General counsel Transam. Freight Lines, Inc., 1959-1971.

      Of counsel Kerr, Russell and Weber, 1972-1998. Visiting circuit judge 6th Circuit of Michigan, 1999-2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1957, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1966, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Judge City of Huntington Municipal Court, Huntington Woods, Michigan, 1969-1976, City of Detroit Recorders Court, 1971-1973. Past mayor, councilman City of Huntington Woods. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, Michigan State Bar Foundation.

    Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Detroit Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, fishing, music, gardening, sports observing.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara L. Stauffer, June 9, 1956. Children: Kathryn G. Hardy, Patricia L. Kalbfleich, Kai H., Karl H.
    • father: Rasmus H. Christiansen
    • mother: Gudrun (Lohmann-Sorensen) Christiansen
    • spouse: Barbara L. Stauffer
    • children: Kathryn G. Hardy Christiansen
    • Patricia L. Kalbfleich Christiansen
    • Kai H. Christiansen
    • Karl H. Christiansen
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    Born December 24, 1932
    Died October 6, 2000
    (aged 67)
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