E. Richard Webber

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E. Richard Webber
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Assumed office
June 30, 2009
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
In office
December 26, 1995 – June 30, 2009
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Edward L. Filippine
Succeeded by Audrey G. Fleissig
Personal details
Born 1942 (age 74–75)
Kahoka, Missouri, U.S.
Alma mater University of Missouri
University of Missouri School of Law

Ernest Richard Webber, Jr. (born 1942) is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Webber was born in Kahoka, Missouri. He received a B.S. from University of Missouri in 1964, and a J.D. from University of Missouri School of Law in 1967. He moved to Memphis, Missouri, and served as a prosecuting attorney for several counties in Missouri: for Schuyler County from 1967 to 1975, for Scotland County from 1969 to 1971, and for Putnam County in 1968. He was also a circuit court judge for the first Judicial Circuit of Missouri from 1979 to 1996.

Webber was a federal judge to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Webber was nominated by President Bill Clinton on August 10, 1995, to a seat vacated by Edward L. Filippine. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 22, 1995, and received his commission on December 26, 1995. He assumed senior status on June 30, 2009.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Edward L. Filippine
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
1995–2009
Succeeded by
Audrey G. Fleissig