Richard Dickson Cudahy

Judge, Politician

1926 –


Who is Richard Dickson Cudahy?

Richard Dickson Cudahy is a United States federal judge.

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Cudahy received a B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1948, and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1955. He was a Lieutenant in the United States Army Air Corps from 1948 to 1951. He was a law clerk, Hon. Charles E. Clark, Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals from 1955 to 1956. He was an Assistant to legal advisor, U.S. Department of State from 1956 to 1957. He was in private practice in Chicago, Illinois from 1957 to 1960. He was a President and C.E.O., Patrick Cudahy, Inc., Cudahy and Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1961 to 1971. He returned to private practice in Milwaukee in 1972, serving also as a member and chairman of the Wisconsin Public Service Commission from 1972 to 1975, then continuing his private practice in Washington, DC from 1976 to 1979.

He also taught, as a lecturer at Marquette University Law School from 1961 to 1966, as a visiting professor of law at the University of Wisconsin Law School from 1966 to 1967, and as a lecturer at the George Washington University Law School from 1976 to 1979.

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Feb 2, 1926
  • United States of America
  • Yale Law School
  • United States Military Academy

on July 23, 2013


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