Raymond Eugene Plummer

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Raymond Eugene Plummer
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska
In office
June 1, 1973 – December 26, 1987
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska
In office
1966–1973
Preceded byWalter Hartman Hodge
Succeeded byJames von der Heydt
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska
In office
September 18, 1961 – June 1, 1973
Appointed byJohn F. Kennedy
Preceded bySeat established by 75 Stat. 80
Succeeded byJames Martin Fitzgerald
Personal details
Born
Raymond Eugene Plummer

(1913-03-27)March 27, 1913
Harlan, Iowa
DiedDecember 26, 1987(1987-12-26) (aged 74)
EducationUniversity of Nebraska–Lincoln (B.A.)
University of Nebraska College of Law (LL.B.)

Raymond Eugene Plummer (March 27, 1913 – December 26, 1987) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Harlan, Iowa, Plummer received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1937. He received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1939. He was in private practice of law in Dallas, Texas from 1939 to 1940. He was in private practice of law in Lincoln, Nebraska from 1940 to 1944. He was an Assistant United States Attorney of the District of Alaska Territory from 1944 to 1946. He was the United States Attorney for the District of Alaska Territory from 1946 to 1949. He was in private practice of law in Anchorage, Territory of Alaska (State of Alaska from 1959) from 1949 to 1961.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Plummer was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on August 28, 1961, to the United States District Court for the District of Alaska, to a new seat created by 75 Stat. 80. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 8, 1961, and received his commission on September 18, 1961. He served as Chief Judge from 1966 to 1973. He assumed senior status due to a certified disability on June 1, 1973. His service was terminated on December 26, 1987, due to his death.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 75 Stat. 80
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska
1961–1973
Succeeded by
James Martin Fitzgerald
Preceded by
Walter Hartman Hodge
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska
1966–1973
Succeeded by
James von der Heydt