R. Kenton Musgrave

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Kenton Musgrave
Judge of the United States Court of International Trade
In office
November 9, 1987 – November 14, 1997
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Morgan Ford
Succeeded by Richard Eaton
Personal details
Born (1927-09-07) September 7, 1927 (age 86)
Clearwater, Florida, U.S.
Alma mater University of Washington, Seattle
Emory University

R. Kenton Musgrave (born 1927) is a Senior Judge for the United States Court of International Trade.

Biography[edit]

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.[1]

Federal Judicial Service[edit]

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.[2]

References[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Morgan Ford
Judge of the United States Court of International Trade
1987–1997
Succeeded by
Richard Eaton