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Richard KELLY

(1924-2005)

KELLY, Richard, a Representative from Florida; born in Atlanta, Ga., July 31, 1924; attended Crystal Springs, Fla., elementary schools; graduated from Zephyrhills, Fla., high school, 1946; A.B., Colorado State College of Education, Greely, 1949; Vanderbilt College of Law, Nashville, Tenn., 1949; J.D., University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, 1952; certificate of graduation, College of State Trial Judges, Reno, Nev., 1971; admitted to the Florida bar in 1952 and commenced practice in Zephyrhills; served in the United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946; city attorney, Zephyrhills, 1953; senior assistant United States Attorney, southern district of Florida, 1956-1959; circuit judge, sixth judicial circuit of Florida, 1960-1974; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth, Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; died on August 22, 2005, in Stevensville, Mont..

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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