History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Inch, Robert Alexander
Born April 3, 1873, in Providence, RI
Died January 12, 1961, in Queens, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Received a recess appointment from Warren G. Harding on April 28, 1923, to a seat vacated by Thomas Ives Chatfield; nominated to the same position by Calvin Coolidge on December 15, 1923. Confirmed by the Senate on January 8, 1924, and received commission on January 8, 1924. Served as chief judge, 1948-1958. Assumed senior status on January 6, 1958. Service terminated on January 12, 1961, due to death.

College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), A.B., 1895
New York Law School, LL.B., 1897

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1897-


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