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J. Richard Long, American judge, lawyer, educator. Bar: Wisconsin 1949, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1952, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1958, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974.

Background

Long, J. Richard was born on March 22, 1919 in Beardstown, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Lord and Nell (Baujan) Long.

Education

Associate of Applied Science, Blackburn College, 1939. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1949.

Career

Partner, Woolsey, Blakely & Long, Beloit, Wisconsin, 1949-1952; partner, Blakely & Long, Beloit, 1952-1956, 66-74; partner, Blakely, Long, Grutzner & Jaeckle, Beloit, 1956-1966; sole practice, Beloit, 1974-1979; judge circuit court, Rock County, Beloit, 1980-1996. Lecturer University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, 1973-1975, director trial advisory seminars continuing legal education, 1974-1979, co-director general practice course, 1975-1979.

Achievements

  • Bar: Wisconsin 1949, United States District Court (western district) Wisconsin 1952, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1958, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Director Beloit United Giver's Fund, 1954-1957. Vice chairman governments Commission Human Rights, Madison, 1960-1967. President, board directors Center Public Representation, Madison, 1974-1979.

Trustee Blackburn College, Carlinville, Illinois, 1981. Served to captain United States Army, 1940-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation.

Member American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association (governor 1971-1973), Wisconsin Academy Trial Lawyers (board directors 1974-1979), Order of Coif, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Delta (honorary).

Connections

Married Barbara Holmes, April 19, 1941. Children: Joseph R. II, James P., Robert C.

father:
Joseph Lord Long

mother:
Nell (Baujan) Long

spouse:
Barbara Holmes

child:
Robert C. Long

child:
James P. Long

child:
Joseph R. II Long