Richard Boykin Kellam
Richard Boykin Kellam (May 30, 1909 – June 8, 1996) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Princess Anne County, Virginia, Kellam read law to enter the bar in 1934. He was in private practice in Virginia from 1934 to 1960. He was a judge on the Circuit Court, 28th Judicial Circuit of Virginia from 1960 to 1967.
On July 17, 1967, Kellam was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia created by 80 Stat. 75. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 18, 1967, and received his commission on August 25, 1967. He served as chief judge from 1973 to 1979, and assumed senior status on May 30, 1981. Kellam served in that capacity until his death, in 1996, in Virginia Beach, Virginia.