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James L. Buckley

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James Buckley
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
In office
December 17, 1985 – August 31, 1996
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded byEdward Tamm
Succeeded byJohn Roberts
Undersecretary of State for International Security Affairs
In office
February 28, 1981 – August 20, 1982
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byMatthew Nimetz
Succeeded byWilliam Schneider
United States Senator
from New York
In office
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1977
Preceded byCharles Goodell
Succeeded byDaniel Patrick Moynihan
Personal details
James Lane Buckley

(1923-03-09)March 9, 1923
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedAugust 18, 2023(2023-08-18) (aged 100)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyConservative Party
(Before 1976)
Republican Party (1976–2023)
Spouse(s)Ann Cooley
Alma materYale University

James Lane Buckley (March 9, 1923 – August 18, 2023) was an American judge and politician. He was a judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.[1] He was nominated by Ronald Reagan. Before, Buckley served as a United States Senator from the state of New York. His brother was journalist William F. Buckley, Jr..

Buckley was born in New York City. In December 2019, he became the oldest living former U.S. Senator following the death of Jocelyn Burdick.

Buckley turned 100 in March 2023,[2] and died at a hospital in Washington, D.C. five months later on August 18, 2023 from problems caused by a fall.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Russello, Gerald. Mr. Buckley Goes to Washington Archived 2011-07-04 at the Wayback Machine, The American Conservative
  2. "The 'Sainted Junior Senator From New York' Turns 100". The Daily Signal. March 9, 2023. Archived from the original on March 9, 2023. Retrieved March 9, 2023.
  3. Hamburger, James (August 18, 2023). "James Buckley, conservative politician and U.S. senator, dies at 100". Washington Post. Retrieved August 18, 2023.
  4. Butler, Jack (August 18, 2023). "James L. Buckley, R.I.P." National Review. Retrieved August 18, 2023.

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