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Longest serving Missouri judge to retire in September

Thursday, July 30, 2009 | 1:09 p.m. CDT

SPRINGFIELD — Missouri's longest currently serving judge plans to retire Sept. 1 from a state appeals court.

Judge John Parrish, who has been a judge for almost 36 years, made the announcement on Thursday. He has been on the Southern District for the Missouri Court of Appeals since 1990.

The 69-year-old Parrish said in a written statement that he has enjoyed friendships and working relationships with other Missouri judges. He lives with his wife in Camdenton and Lee's Summit and plans to spend time with their grandchildren after retirement.

Parrish started his judicial career in 1973 when he was was appointed a circuit judge in Camden County. Before that, he was that county's prosecutor from 1969 until 1973.

 


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