James Buckley, conservative former US senator from New York, dead at 100
James Buckley, a former U.S. senator from New York and judge on the U.S. Appeals Court for the District of Columbia Circuit, died Friday at 100 years old.
Buckley, the older brother of National Review founder William F. Buckley Jr., is one of the few people to have served in the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the Federal government.
The former judge died at a hospital in Washington, D.C., according to his son, David Buckley, of Arlington, Virginia.
Buckley was born on March 9, 1923. He went to the Millbrook School...