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Richard Augustine Powers, III, American judge. Bar: Pennsylvania (United States District Court (eastern district)) 1962, United States Supreme Court 1993. Recipient award, Temple Law Alumni, 1979, LaSalle Law Alumni, 1979.

Background

III, Richard Augustine Powers, was born on September 22, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard Augustine and Evelyn Lenore (Clark) Powers.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, LaSalle College, 1958. Juris Doctor, Temple University, 1962.

Career

Associate Leo Francis Doyle, Philadelphia, 1962. Law clerk to judges United States District Court (eastern district), 1962—1971. United States magistrate judge United States District (eastern district) Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1971.

Chief United States magistrate judge, since 1994. Lecturer in law Federal Judicial Center, Washington. Lecturer in civil litigation Main Line Paralegal Institute.

With United States Army Reserve, 1957-1963.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania (United States District Court (eastern district)) 1962, United States Supreme Court 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Sons of the American Revolution, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Smithsonian Contributory Association, Philadelphia Museum Art, Brehon Law Society, Genealogical Society Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania History Society, Philadelphia Bar Association, National Council Federal Magistrates Judges.

Connections

Married Helen Regina Penza, August 30, 1958. Children: Mary, Helen, Joan, Grace, Patricia, Theodore, Robert.

father:
Richard Augustine Powers

mother:
Evelyn Lenore (Clark) Powers

spouse:
Helen Regina Penza

children:
Mary III

Helen III

Joan III

Grace III

Patricia III

Theodore III

Robert III