History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Nevin, Robert Reasoner
Born August 2, 1875, in Dayton, OH
Died December 31, 1952

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 5, 1929, to a seat vacated by Smith Hickenlooper. Confirmed by the Senate on January 21, 1929, and received commission on January 21, 1929. Served as chief judge, 1948-1952. Service terminated on December 31, 1952, due to death.

Ohio State University
Cincinnati Law School (now University of Cincinnati College of Law)
Read law, 1898

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, Spanish-American War
Private practice, Dayton, Ohio, 1898-1903
Prosecutor, Montgomery County, Ohio, 1906-1919


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