R. Kenton Musgrave
|Judge of the United States Court of International Trade|
November 9, 1987 – November 14, 1997
|Appointed by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||Morgan Ford|
|Succeeded by||Richard Eaton|
September 7, 1927 |
Clearwater, Florida, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Washington, Seattle
Musgrave was born in 1927 in Clearwater, Florida. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1948 from the University of Washington. He received a Juris Doctorate in 1953 from Emory University School of Law. He served as assistant general counsel for Lockheed Aircraft and Lockheed International from 1953 to 1962. He served as Vice President and general counsel of Mattel Inc. from 1963 to 1971. He was Director of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows, Inc. from 1968 to 1972. He worked in private practice from 1972 to 1975. He served as assistant general counsel for Pacific Enterprises from 1975 to 1981. He served as Vice President, general counsel and secretary of Vivitar Corporation from 1981 to 1985. He served as Vice President and Director of Santa Barbara Applied Research Corp. from 1982 to 1987.
Federal Judicial Service
On July 1, 1987, President Reagan nominated Musgrave to serve as a Judge for the United States Court of International Trade, to the seat vacated by Morgan Ford. He was confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 1987 and received his commission on November 9, 1987. He took senior status on November 14, 1997, and was succeeded by Judge Richard K. Eaton.
- R. Kenton Musgrave at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
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