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BRUCE GRAVES Edit Profile

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Bruce Graves, lawyer, director. Bar: Iowa 1964, Nebraska 1964, United States district Court (southern district) Iowa 1964, United States District Court Nebraska 1964, United States Court Claims 1964, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1968, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1991, United States Tax Court 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972. Named Citizen of Year, West Des Moines, 1983.

Background

GRAVES, BRUCE was born on October 5, 1939 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.

Education

University of Omaha (Bachelor of Science, 1961). University of Nebraska (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1964). Order of the Coif; Phi Alpha Delta (President, 1963).

Omicron Delta Kappa.

Career

Working as a partner of BASKERVILLE AND SCHOENEBAUM. Admitted to the bar, 1964, Iowa, Nebraska, United States. Tax Court and United States. Claims Court; 1972, United States.

Supreme Court.

Achievements

  • Bar: Iowa 1964, Nebraska 1964, United States district Court (southern district) Iowa 1964, United States District Court Nebraska 1964, United States Court Claims 1964, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1968, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1991, United States Tax Court 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to law reviews, magazines.

Membership

Director West Des Moines School Board, 1967—1976, Polk-Des Moines Taxpayers Association, 1982—1984. Member of Polk County Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association (board governors 1994-1998, president 2000-2001), American Bar Association (subcommittee on litigation, committee on insurance companies since 1982), Des Moines Club (past president, director), Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Coif.

Connections

Son of Forrest J and Lillian (Kurtz) Graves. Married Jeanne M. Rooney. Children: Gwendolyn Sue, Daniel Curtis, Brian Patrick.

father:
Forrest Graves

spouse:
Jeanne M. Rooney

children:
Gwendolyn Sue Graves

Daniel Curtis Graves

Brian Patrick Graves