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William Ray Price Jr.

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Appointed by  John Ashcroft
Role  Judge
Preceded by  Laura Denvir Stith
Spouse  Susan Trainor (m. 1975)
Preceded by  William Duane Benton
Succeeded by  Paul C. Wilson
Name  William Price,

William Ray Price, Jr. httpswwwcourtsmogovimagejspid173

Preceded by  Charles Blakey Blackmar
Born  January 30, 1952 (age 63) Fairfield, Iowa (1952-01-30)
Alma mater  University of Iowa Yale Divinity School Washington and Lee University School of Law
Religion  Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Education  Washington and Lee University, University of Iowa

William Ray Price was a judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri and its longest-serving Supreme Court member, having served from April 7, 1992, when he was appointed to the Court by then-Governor John Ashcroft, until August 1, 2012, when he retired from the bench. He was retained by a vote of the people of Missouri for twelve-year terms in 1994 and again in 2006. He served two 2-year terms as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri from July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2001 and from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2011. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Kappa Sigma from the University of Iowa, attended Yale Divinity School and received his law degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 1978. He was in private practice in Kansas City from 1978 to 1992, where he served as a director of Truman Medical Center and president of the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners. Since retiring from the bench, he has joined the law firm of Armstrong Teasdale LLP in its St. Louis office.


William Ray Price Jr. Wikipedia