Walter Herbert Rice
|Walter Herbert Rice|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio|
May 23, 1980 – November 30, 2004
|Appointed by||Jimmy Carter|
|Preceded by||Timothy Sylvester Hogan|
|Succeeded by||Michael Ryan Barrett|
|Born||1937 (age 79–80)
|Alma mater||Northwestern University (B.A.)
Columbia University (J.D./M.B.A.)
Walter Herbert Rice (born 1937) is a Senior District Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
Rice was in private practice in Dayton, Ohio in 1963 before serving as assistant county prosecutor of Montgomery County from 1964 to 1966. Rice resumed private practice in Dayton from 1966 to 1969 and was first assistant county prosecutor of Montgomery County in 1969.
Rice was a judge to the Dayton Municipal Court from 1970 to 1971. He was a judge of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas from 1971 to 1980.
President Jimmy Carter nominated Rice to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on April 14, 1980, to the seat vacated by Timothy S. Hogan. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 1980, and received his commission two days later. Rice served as chief judge from 1996 and 2003 before assuming senior status on November 30, 2004.
- Walter Herbert Rice at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Timothy Sylvester Hogan
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Michael Ryan Barrett