Raymond Eugene Plummer

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Raymond Eugene Plummer

Raymond Eugene Plummer (March 27, 1913 – December 26, 1987) was an American lawyer and judge.

Plummer was born in 1913 in Harlan, Iowa. He attended the University of Nebraska where he graduated with a B.A. in 1927 and a LL.B. in 1939. He went into private practice in Dallas, Texas 1939-1940 and Lincoln, Nebraska 1940-1944. Later, he served as Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Alaska, 1944–1946 and U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska, 1946-1949. Plummer then returned to private practice in Anchorage, Alaska, 1949–1961

Plummer was nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 28, 1961, to a new seat as a Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 8, 1961, and received his commission on September 18, 1961. Plummer served as chief judge, 1966-1973. He assumed senior status on June 1, 1973. Service terminated on December 26, 1987, due to death.

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